Improve your children's reasoning and problem solving skills with our bumper resource packs. Includes a range of practical classroom activities, teaching resources and classroom display materials to save you time and support your children's learning!
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- One Thirteen Page Guide to Reasoning - A handy guide to reasoning and problem-solving strategies to share with your class. Perfect for whole class teaching and classroom display boards. Available as an editable Powerpoint document and a PDF.
- One 'Always, Sometimes or Never True?' Activity Resource - Can your children sort these mathematical statements into the correct columns on the grid by deciding if they are always, sometimes or never true? Can they explain the reasons for their decisions and give examples to support these?
- One Hundred 'Incorrect Answers' Cards - A big bundle of cards that include a variety of Maths questions and problems. Can your children identify the incorrect answers and explain why they are wrong? Includes question prompts for your children and the correct answers for checking!
- Sixteen 'Spot the Mistakes' Pages - There are mistakes on these Venn and Carroll diagrams. Can your children find them all and explain why some of the numbers are in the wrong place? Available with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages, with answers for teachers and self-checking.
- Fourteen Odd Number Out Cards - A pack of fourteen cards, each of which includes three different numbers. Can your children give reasons why each number on the card might be the odd one out? How is each number different from the others? An editable version is also included so that you can add your own numbers.
- Thirty-Two 'Can you explain...?' Challenges - Can your children give explanations for the mathematical questions posed by the people in these printable challenges? An editable version is also available so that you can add your own questions too.
- Ninety-Nine Odd One Out Cards - A huge collection of cards that can be used for an 'Odd One Out' activity. Ask your children to choose three cards at random and decide which one is the odd one out (and give the reasons for their decision). Also includes a blank set so that your children can decide what will make a good 100th card for this set!
- Four Pages of Reasoning Questions - A collection of question prompts that can be added to your reasoning display boards. Can your children use them to question each other about their investigations?
- Six RUCSAC Posters - A collection of posters that outline the RUCSAC problem solving process. Display this handy reminder somewhere prominent in your classroom!
- Eight RACE CAR Posters - Printable classroom posters that outline the RACE CAR problem solving strategy.
- Two Display Banners - Create a display board about reasoning using our printable banners!
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Really useful ideas and resources. It is always great to find quality resources that get you thinking in a different way. Absolutely terrific. Thanks.