Hot Summer Test

A Maths Starter of The Day

The Hot Summer Test

Summer 

It is very hot during the summer, so hot that your brain could stop working!

Show that your brain is working well right now by writing out the 28 times table.

How far can you get in five minutes?

1 x 28 = 28
2 x 28 = 56
. . .

CURRENT TEMPERATURE

28o!

Try this activity again when you are feeling hot. Can you get as far in five minutes?

 


Topics: Starter | Tables

  • Transum,
  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • "I guess summer is a distant memory for all of you in the southern hemisphere? In fact you are probably the only people viewing this starter as it is the middle of the summer holidays for many schools in the northern hemisphere. Whatever the temperature enjoy this quick lesson starter before the main part of your lesson and remember that when your school day ends (in New Zealand and Australia) the school day of those in the UK and America is yet to begin!"

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Answers

1 x 28 = 28
2 x 28 = 56
3 x 28 = 84
4 x 28 = 112
5 x 28 = 140
6 x 28 = 168
7 x 28 = 196
8 x 28 = 224
9 x 28 = 252
10 x 28 = 280
11 x 28 = 308
12 x 28 = 336
13 x 28 = 364
14 x 28 = 392
15 x 28 = 420
16 x 28 = 448
17 x 28 = 476
18 x 28 = 504
19 x 28 = 532
20 x 28 = 560
21 x 28 = 588
22 x 28 = 616
23 x 28 = 644
24 x 28 = 672
25 x 28 = 700
26 x 28 = 728
27 x 28 = 756
28 x 28 = 784
29 x 28 = 812
30 x 28 = 840
31 x 28 = 868
32 x 28 = 896
33 x 28 = 924
34 x 28 = 952
35 x 28 = 980
36 x 28 = 1008
37 x 28 = 1036
38 x 28 = 1064
39 x 28 = 1092
40 x 28 = 1120
41 x 28 = 1148
42 x 28 = 1176
43 x 28 = 1204
44 x 28 = 1232
45 x 28 = 1260
46 x 28 = 1288
47 x 28 = 1316
48 x 28 = 1344
49 x 28 = 1372
50 x 28 = 1400

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Laptops In Lessons

Teacher, do your students have access to computers?
Do they have Laptops in Lessons or iPads?

Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

Laptops In Lessons

Here is the URL for a concise version of this page without comments or answers.

Transum.org/go/?Start=August17

Here is the URL which will take them to a game that will help them practise the 28 times table.

Transum.org/go/TD/?T=28

Here is the URL which will take them to more times tables activities.

Transum.org/go/?to=Tables

 

 




 

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