An investigation looking at using trial and error to find all possible solutions. Suitable for Year 5 and 6 and great fun. Children can be encouraged to draw out different solutions to the problem. Several slides with extension activities on. Slides can be printed to allow children who work at a faster pace to progress.
2D shape activity at 3 different levels for teaching and assessing the properties of 2D shapes. Designed to be read out by teacher/TA and children to identify the shape from its properties or the missing property of the shape.
A Powerpoint to teach children how to work systematically and use jottings to investigate square numbers in a practical context. Can be extended beyond 12 x 12 for more able learners and can lead to basic algebra writing rules for the next numbers in the sequence.
A Powerpoint to teach the rules for using apostrophes to show singular and plural possession. Complete with an activity on the end for the children to demarcate sentences to show singular and plural possession.
A powerpoint which focuses on using the common prefixes: re, mis, dis, un, im, in and anti. Starts by recapping what a prefix is. Includes slides where children are asked to choose a suitable prefix to make a new word and use dictionaries to look up what prefixes mean.