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High-quality, value for money teaching resources covering English language and literature; literacy; history; media and Spanish. With twenty-seven years' teaching experience I know what works in the classroom. Engaging, thorough and fun, your students will love these lessons.

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High-quality, value for money teaching resources covering English language and literature; literacy; history; media and Spanish. With twenty-seven years' teaching experience I know what works in the classroom. Engaging, thorough and fun, your students will love these lessons.
Latin and Greek Number Prefixes
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Latin and Greek Number Prefixes

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Did you know that sixty percent of words in English have their roots in Greek and Latin? This fun quiz will not only help your students to fully appreciate the huge influence of these languages, it will also make mathematics more meaningful for them. Students are given several clues to fifteen Latin and Greek number prefixes. No longer will they state, "It's all Greek to me." All answers provided.
Latin and Greek Quantities
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Latin and Greek Quantities

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Did you know that sixty percent of English words are derived from Latin and Greek? This Powerpoint contains a range of clues to words in English which are derived from Latin and Greek quantities. Designed so that students can have fun working in groups, all answers are provided. There are twelve roots in total with between two to five clues to words per root, so it will definitely keep your students engaged. Beginning with a short explanation of how Latin and Greek came to be such an influence on English, this activity went down a storm when trialled with year 7 students. Cross-curricular links to both maths and science.
Roman Numerals
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Roman Numerals

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Learning Roman numerals gives the brain a good workout and makes us think about the world in a different way. After the explanation of the addition and subtraction principles, this 90 slide powerpoint contains three rounds. Firstly, students work out the Roman numeral equivalent of every day numbers. Next students write the every day number from Roman numerals. Finally students add two Roman numerals together. All answers provided for this forty-six question quiz, so students can mark their own work. Aimed at middle ability students.