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 36 times table.

How far can you get in five minutes?

1 x 36 = 36
2 x 36 = 72
. . .

CURRENT TEMPERATURE

36o

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

 


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Laptops In Lessons

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

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

Laptops In Lessons

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

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Here is the URL which will take them to a game that will help them practise the 36 times table.

Transum.org/go/TD/?T=36

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

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