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A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

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Topics: Starter | Arithmetic | Mental Methods | Tables

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• This appears to be quite a popular Maths lesson starter (click on the stars below to see a bar chart of the votes) and can be used in a variety of different ways. It could be a silent activity in which pupils try to work out the answer before it appears on the screen and only they will know whether they are successful or not. Alternatively it could be the focus of a question/answer session with the teacher using the pause button as required. The numbers are randomly generated so this Starter can be used many times with the same class providing regular practice.

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This starter has scored a mean of 3.2 out of 5 based on 249 votes.

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