Thinking through Mathematics: Engaging students with inquiry- based learning

Book 2 (ages 8–10)

Sue Allmond, Jill Wells and Katie Makar

$39.95 | 978 1 74200 482 2 | 104 pp

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Book 2 builds on students increasing experience of the world and growing capability for mathematical thinking. More complex inquiries increase the focus on prediction, defining parameters, and collecting evidence to form and communicate conclusions.

  • Thinking through Mathematics Book 2 (ages 8–10)
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Resource sheets from Book 2

INTRODUCTION: TEACHER RESOURCES



Resource sheets from Book 2

UNIT 1: 10 000 STEPS

Is a daily goal of 10 000 steps achievable?

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UNIT 2: BIASED BINGO

What bingo card would give me the best chance of winning?

UNIT 3: CLASS PARTY

Is it possible to provide a class party for $5 per head?

UNIT 4: CRUNCH, CRUNCH, MUNCH - WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?

Do younger students have healthier lunches than older students?

UNIT 5: HAMMERED WITH HYPE

How many television advertisements will a typical Year Four student
watch in a year?

UNIT 6: LITTLE BOXES

What is the most suitable way to package four small boxes?

UNIT 7: PEACH PONDERINGS

Which brand of tinned peaches are the best?

UNIT 8: ROUND ROBIN

Who is the best handball player in our class?

  • Resource sheet 1: Reflection on Progress
  • Resource sheet 2: Handball Tournament

UNIT 9: SHOWER TIMERS

How accurate are shower timers?

UNIT 10: WHO'S TYPICAL?

Who is a typical Year Four student?

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