Maths investigation for UKS2
Children receive a letter from a local council asking them to plan a firework display. They are given a budget and length of time that they display must be.
Children will need to use addition, subtraction, multiplication, calculator skills, logic and organisational skills during this task.
Differentiated 4 ways and includes editable versions of resources so can easily be 'tweeked' to suit your classes ability.
Lesson Plan and teacher's guidance note included.
All printable resources are included - letters from the council, fireworks price list and planning sheets.
Each group has a differentiated extension task. (Included with each letter)
Answer Sheets for teachers also included.
Smart Note Book file with starter activity and plenary included.
Planned for use around Bonfire Night, 5th November, but could be used as a topical maths lesson, for Halloween, Diwali, Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, Bastille Day, July 4th or any date when fireworks are set off nationally.
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