Thinking through Mathematics: Engaging students with inquiry- based learning

Book 1 (ages 6–8)

Sue Allmond, Jill Wells and Katie Makar

$39.95 | 978 1 74200 483 9 | 104 pp

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Book 1 introduces students to mathematical inquiry, with investigations that focus on the physical world around them and build understanding of the ways to think like a mathematician.

  • Thinking through Mathematics Book 1 (ages 6-8)
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Resource sheets from Book 1

INTRODUCTION: TEACHER RESOURCES




UNIT 1: FAVOURITE BOOKS

Does our class have a favourite type of book?

UNIT 2: FEET, FABULOUS FEET

How big are Year One feet?

UNIT 3: GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME

How dow know if we're getting better at hopping on one foot?

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UNIT 4: GIANT JUMPS

Dtaller people jump further than shorter people?

UNIT 5: LINKED UP

What is the longest paper chain that can be made from A4 paper?

UNIT 6: LUNCH BOX LAYOUT

What is the best design for my lunch box?

UNIT 7: PLAYING WITH DOUGH

What is the best recipe for playdough?

UNIT 8: RAMPING IT UP

What is the best ramp design for a toy car?

UNIT 10: WHICH WAY FROM HERE?

Can others follow my route?

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