This selection of resources could be adapted for any age range and is a good mini-project that is a bit different and enjoyable to do.
It could be included with another topic as a side issue.
Young people could make their own collection of buttons and present them in a unique way, encouraging actual items rather than just images from the internet. Research could be a broad as time would allow.
This is a plan sheet and model text for use with IWB and could be used for reading , writing, or speaking and listening. It discusses points of view and presents a discussion around this issue. It could be used to start a unit of work, or to initializes a specific piece of work by children.
Keep it flexible and with opportunities for children to think of their own ideas - that is best of all... if it becomes a burden, then scrap it!
This power point and activity sheets, are to help children think logically and methodically about solving number problems. The class could rehearse the skills needed, or just let the children have a go at working out the puzzles.
A powerpoint to illustrate and demonstrate solving word problems involving time using add/sub/multi/divide. Aligned with Common Core Standard: 2.NBT.5, 2.NBT.7, Number and Operations in Base Ten: Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract. Aligned with Common Core Standard: 3.NBT.2 Number and Operations in Base Ten: Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.