Made with Mediator by Dave Carden for mathspool2.co.uk this fun and engaging resource is ideal for revision practice for those students moving towards a grade C. This quiz is based on the popular TV series A question of Sport.
The cards are to be laminated and cut up before being spread out on a table with the percentage question on one colour card and the quantities on the other. the children are to then turn over a percentage card and then a quantity and will have to solve the answer to that combination. LA questions cards have more of an emphasis on round percentages (10%, 20%, etc) whilst HA cards are more challenging (2%, 95%, 57%).
An introductory PowerPoint and an nrich link - I use it every year (sometimes with the same pupils) and they are always engaged.
The game involves finding factors and multiples of numbers, trying to beat your partner. Great fun!
Pupils need to decide on their 'dream' job, find the average starting salary, work out their gross pay (roughly) and create a monthly budget. Can also then use their savings to decorate their new flat, keeping within a budget.
Generates great discussion.