For higher-attaining pupils:
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Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.
Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.
When written as a word or words what is the smallest positive whole number containing the letter 'a'?
Write out in words some numbers writen as digits (optional pirate theme)
Without a calculator perform some calculations requiring a knowledge of place value.
Complete some imaginary cheques, the amount needs to be written in words.
Make sums from the three digit numbers given.
Beginning with 100 on your calculator, what is the largest and smallest totals you can end up with after travelling through each of the possible routes.
Work out the distance the book worm needs to eat through to get to the back cover of the last book.
A game for two players requiring a calculator and thinking skills.
How old is a person if when her age is divided by certain numbers, the calculator display ending are as shown.
Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.