My first is in starter but not "of the day"
My second is in homework but never in play
My third is in school but not in the child.
My fourth is in tame but not in the wild.
My fifth is in subtract but not in add
My sixth is in multiply while not going mad.
My last is in grass but not in the lawn
My whole is a name for a red suit not worn.
You are challenged to draw one, using only these tools,
Pencils, set squares and rulers (or rules!)
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Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:
However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.
Here is the URL which will take them to a related student activity.