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Maths Homework for Key Stage 2

Activity-Based Learning, 1st Edition

By Vicki Parfitt, Colin Forster, Andrea McGowan

Routledge

90 pages | 71 B/W Illus.

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Description

Maths Homework for Key Stage 2 is a unique resource for busy teachers – a selection of ‘pencil-free’, hands-on activities that teachers can use as extension activities or give to pupils as homework to do with members of their family or friends. Each of the activities encourages the pupils to learn through discussion and through practical activities utilising everyday resources.

Each activity is quick and easy for pupils and teachers to manage, and includes:

  • a learning aim
  • full, clear instructions and discussion points
  • tasks to develop collaboration and partnership between pupils, parents and teachers
  • photocopiable resources.

A refreshing approach for teachers and pupils, these activities will foster enthusiasm for learning and inspire pupils' interest in Maths.

Table of Contents

Guidance for the teacher Years three and four Using and applying maths Counting and understanding number Knowing and using number facts Calculations Understanding shape Measuring Handling data Years 5 and 6 Counting and understanding number Knowing and using number facts Calculations Understanding shape Measuring Handling data

About the Author

Vicki Parfitt is an experienced primary school teacher and is Senior Lecturer in Primary Education at the University of Gloucestershire.

Colin Forster is Course Leader for the Primary PGCE at the University of Gloucestershire.

Andrea McGowan is an experienced primary school teacher and Senior Lecturer in Primary English at the University of Gloucestershire.

David Brookes is an illustrator and is Subject Technician in the Faculty of Education, Humanities and Sciences at the University of Gloucestershire.

About the Series

Active Homework

The Active Homework series is a unique collection of practical worksheets, providing ‘pencil-free’, hands-on activities for English, maths and science, which teachers can use as extension activities in the classroom, or give to pupils as homework to do with members of their family or friends. Practical tasks and discussions form the basis for effective learning, with children and their families learning together.

Each book in the series contains practical activities, utilising everyday resources, which align with the National Curriculum, and the relevant National Strategy documents or QCA schemes of work.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU010000
EDUCATION / Elementary
EDU029010
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Mathematics