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Learn to Tell the Time - Dyslexia  Dyscalculia Friendly
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Learn to Tell the Time - Dyslexia Dyscalculia Friendly

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The Aramazu method of learning to tell the time on an analogue clock was originally developed for primary school children. This collection of resources adapts the Aramazu approach to appeal to secondary school students. I have used this approach successfully to teach 16-18 year old students with dyslexia and dyscalculia how to tell the time. The resources included in this package are: A Student Progress Tracker I glue this in my student’s books. The tracker shows 8 levels that the students have to move up in order to reach the target. Students start at the bottom (level 1) and once each level is completed, we highlight it. The goal is to reach level 8.  The progress path is shown both in words and pictures so all my students can access the information. An Illustrated Set of Notes These can be used as a interactive teaching resource or as handouts for students. Flash Cards / Match Pairs Cards The Aramazu clocks can be used as flash cards or together with the word cards as a matching activity. A Giant Aramazu Wall Clock Perfect for kinaesthetic and visual learners, a printable giant Aramazu wall clock for students to practise showing the time on. I’ve also included a few worksheets and posters to support learning. The end goal is for students to be able to tell the time to 5 minute intervals on an Aramazu clock. Once students have mastered this, you can then use the ‘Goodbye Aramazu’ resource to support students with the transition to reading a ‘typical’ analogue clock: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/learn-to-tell-the-time-goodbye-aramazu-12084255
Factors, Multiples, Prime, Cube and Square Numbers - Colour by Number Activity
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Factors, Multiples, Prime, Cube and Square Numbers - Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise numbers using a famous artist (Miro) colouring sheet. Number topics included: - prime numbers - multiples and LCM - factors and HCF - square and square root - cube and cube root Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about numbers and art!
Area of Circles - Colour by Number Activity
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Area of Circles - Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise finding the area of circles using a famous pop artist (Keith Haring) colouring sheet. Questions ask students to (1) estimate the area by counting squares, (2) finding area when given the radius or diameter, (3) find the area of parts of a circle (e.g. semi- and quarter- circle) and (4) find the radius when given the area. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about area of circles and art!
Maths Posters
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Maths Posters

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Here is a selection of posters for your Maths classroom. Included in your purchase would be 11 posters (pdf files) on the following topics: Factors Multiples Negative Numbers Square Numbers Cube Numbers Fraction Wall Lines Triangles Angles Area and Perimeter Circles Note on Negative Numbers poster - This is one way to help students remember how to multiply and divide negative numbers. Pupils draw a face like in the poster (or simply a circle with the three signs in to represent the eyes and mouth). They cover up the two signs from the multiplication/division problem. The uncovered sign will be for the answer.
Fractions Review - Colour by Number Activity
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Fractions Review - Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise fractions using a famous artist (Pablo Picasso) colouring sheet. Questions cover: - finding fractions of an amount - finding equivalent fractions - simplifying fractions - changing between improper fractions and mixed numbers Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about fractions and art!
Percentages Colour by Number Activity
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Percentages Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise non-calculator percentage calculations using a famous artist (Keith Haring) colouring sheet. Topics include: - Finding a % of an amount - Writing as a % - Increase/decrease by a given % Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about percentages and art!
Fraction of an Amount Pick Flip Check FREE
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Fraction of an Amount Pick Flip Check FREE

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Students will love this Pick, Flip & Check activity. Kids use a paper clip or clothes peg to clip the fraction of amounts that are equal to the number on the card. Then they flip the card over to check their answers! A fun way for kids to practice finding a fraction of an amount. Plus no marking for you! How to assemble: - print on card* - cut around the edge - fold in half and glue the two halves together. *or paper and then laminate once folded. Looking for similar activities? Take a look at my other Pick Flip Check resources: Prime, Square & Cube Numbers Factors Multiples Numbers BUNDLE © 2016 Rosella’s room. All rights reserved. Purchase of this resource entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce limits copies for his or her classroom use only.
Simplifying Expressions Colour by Number Activity
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Simplifying Expressions Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise simplifying expressions (with multiplication signs) using a famous artist (Keith Haring) colouring sheet. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is ONE Activity: a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about algebra and art!
CSI Algebra - Writing and Using Formulae
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CSI Algebra - Writing and Using Formulae

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Here’s a real life CSI application of algebra for your students… Students have to solve a murder investigation using formulae (writing and substituting). They have to gather evidence at three locations: the crime scene, mortuary and forensic laboratory. Once they have collected their evidence, they examine a suspect list to identify the murderer. Crime scene – The suspect has left muddy boot prints at the crime scene. Students have to measure the boot print and step length to determine the suspect’s height. Mortuary – Students have to determine the time of death using body temperature. Forensic Laboratory – The victim died from chronic arsenic poisoning. Students have to determine for how long the victim was poisoned for. Answers included. Here are some other crime scene activities you may be interested in: Crime Scene Algebra - Using Formulae and Linear Regression Crime Scene Algebra - Using Formulae & Quadratic Equations
Area of Shapes Review- Colour by Number Activity
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Area of Shapes Review- Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise area of shapes using a famous artist (Fernand Leger) colouring sheet. Questions will ask students to find the area of rectangles, squares, triangles, parallelograms, trapeziums and compound shapes. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about area of shapes and art!
CSI Algebra Bundle
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CSI Algebra Bundle

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This bundle contains CSI activities that use algebra in three forensic cases. A fantastic way to engage students in algebra and show them how it is used in real life. Buy as a bundle and get them for half the price!
Fractions, Decimals & Percentages - Colour by Number Activity
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Fractions, Decimals & Percentages - Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise how to change between fractions, decimals and percentages using a famous artist (Fernand Leger) colouring sheet. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about fractions, decimals, percentages and art!
Learn to Tell the Time - Goodbye Aramazu
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Learn to Tell the Time - Goodbye Aramazu

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This resource is designed for students who can read time on an Aramazu clock and must now apply their knowledge to read a typical analogue clock. The transition is carefully scaffolded and involves students progressing through 4 stages. At each stage, a visual feature of the Aramazu clock is removed until the clock looks like a typical analogue clock. I have used this approach successfully on my students - 16 year olds with dyslexia and dyscalculia. Included in this package are: Worksheets One for each stage. Activity cards These can be used as flash cards or with the word cards in a matching activity. There is a set for each stage. A Student Progress Tracker This can be glued in student books. Students can highlight each stage as they progress. For more Aramazu resources, go to: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/learn-to-tell-the-time-dyslexia-dyscalculia-friendly-12083209
FREE Pythagoras Theorem Graphic Organiser
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FREE Pythagoras Theorem Graphic Organiser

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Useful for students who struggle with the algebra, this is a step by step method to calculate a side of a right-angled triangle using Pythagoras' theorem. The first page explains the method using an example and the second page is for students to complete. Looking for a real-world application of Pythagoras' theorem? If so, take a look at the following resource: Pythagoras Theorem & Tennis?? A Real-World Practical Application
Expanding Brackets - Colour by Number Activity
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Expanding Brackets - Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise expanding expressions using a famous artist (Keith Haring) colouring sheet. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is ONE activity: a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about algebra and art!
Hypothesis Test for a Population Mean - Analogy to a Criminal Trial
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Hypothesis Test for a Population Mean - Analogy to a Criminal Trial

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This is a student workbook that can supplement lessons on hypothesis tests for a population mean. I teach the stages of hypothesis testing using analogies to a criminal trial. My students like this comparison; they are more engaged and it helps them to see the relevance of the different stages. Once students are confident with the terminology, we create our own courtroom in the classroom and role-play the stages of hypothesis testing with students acting as the jury, prosecution, judge and defence. Contents of the workbook 1. A summary of the 5 stages of hypothesis testing 2. A detailed analogy to a criminal trial 3. One worked example 4. Space for students to complete their own examples. 5. Worksheets on: a. the null and alternative hypothesis b. type I and type II errors c. checking assumptions d. sampling distributions e. the normal distribution f. the t-distribution g. interpreting p-values Answers for worksheets provided in separate document. The preview file shows a selection of pages from the workbook.
Circumference of a Circle - Colour by Number Activity
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Circumference of a Circle - Colour by Number Activity

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This is a fun way for students to revise finding the circumference of circles using a famous pop artist (Francisco Ceron) colouring sheet. Questions ask students to (1) find the circumference of a circle when given the radius or diameter, (2) find the perimeter of parts of a circle (e.g. semi- and quarter- circle) and (3) find the radius or diameter when given the circumference. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about circumference and art!
Aramazu Matching Card Activity
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Aramazu Matching Card Activity

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Students can practise matching the time on Aramazu clocks with digital and word form. Included in your purchase are 36 sets of times (at 5 minute intervals) including o’clock, half past, quarter past and to.