This fully photocopiable resource will provide essential materials for anyone teaching pre-entry or foundation Maths in secondary schools and further education. Teaching Foundation Mathematics is developed to provide age appropriate material for adult learners with moderate to severe learning difficulties and/or disabilities and for children, over twelve, with special needs. It will also prove useful to teachers training to work with these learners.
Thirty ready-to-use lessons are at your fingertips in this book, complete with tutor’s notes, teaching objectives, detailed lesson plans and photocopiable worksheets, where appropriate. The lessons are divided into three areas – number, shape and measure.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the book NUMBER Introduction to Number Lesson N1 – Cardinal Numbers Lesson N2 – Ordinal Numbers Lesson N3 – Card Bingo Lesson N4 – Number Lines Lesson N5 – Addition and Subtraction Lesson N6 – Bar Charts Lesson N7 – Estimating Lesson N8 – Early Multiplication Lesson N9 – Addition and Subtraction Strips Lesson N10 – Connecting Concepts to Symbols - Addition MEASURE Introduction to Measure Lesson M1 – Length – Footprints and Handspans Lesson M2 – Capacity Lesson M3 – Shoe Sizes Lesson M4 – Which Coin? Lesson M5 – Weight Lesson M6 – Time - David's Day Lesson M7 – Days of The Week Lesson M8 – Months of the Year Lesson M9 – Strings and Things (Using the language of length) Lesson M10 – Addition and subtraction using money SHAPE Introduction to Shape Lesson S1 – Make A Shape Lesson S2 – The Feely Box Lesson S3 – Catch The Shape Lesson S4 – Roll the Shape Lesson S5 – 3D Shapes in Our Lives Lesson S6 – Shapes in The Supermarket Lesson S7 – Stacking Shelves Lesson S8 – Using 2D and 3D Shapes: Investigating Nets Lesson S9 – Measuring Right Angles
Nadia Naggar-Smith was a Basic Skills and Key Skills lecturer and co-ordinator in Further Education at New College Nottingham and is now working with young people with mental health problems.