Join the Dots

I was planning a decimals lesson for my year 7 class. Upon searching Colin Fosters excellent resources I noticed:

“Oral work: Go around the class counting up in 0.3’s,
say, beginning at 5.
Will we ever hit 100?
What’s the closest we’ll get?”

It occurred to me that this sort of practice could be adapted to a ‘join the dots” puzzle.

dot2dot

You can download a pdf here: Add point three.

My colleague is teaching FDP (fraction – decimals – percentages), so asked me to create a puzzle making a picture of a Corgi dog – she owns two!

Welsh-Corgi-Category-1024x707

You can download a pdf here: add 5 percent

 

About webmaths

I have been teaching Mathematics in Victorian secondary schools for 30 years. I use the www to make my maths lessons better. I hope this blog will give other teachers some ideas to try in their own classes.
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