This two-book real-life photocopiable maths series is intended for upper primary and lower secondary students. The narratives are cleverly illustrated – some with meaningful diagrams, graphs and charts. In the narratives, the teenage characters come across mathematical problems during their everyday lives and must solve the challenges presented to them. Students will immediately identify with the characters in the stories and with the everyday mathematical challenges that they face. By doing so, students will understand how maths is very much a part of life. This series will make your maths lesson come to life!
Understanding Everyday Maths: Book 1 (age suitability: 10-12+):
Wave goodbye to boring maths lessons with this innovative resource which uses engaging and light-hearted stories to develop students’ maths skills. Each narrative is cleverly and meaningfully illustrated and used to scaffold and teach core concepts of the maths curriculum. Students will immediately identify with the characters in each story and with the everyday mathematical challenges they face. To make life easy for the busy teacher, answers are provided at the back of the book.
- Section 1: Numbers and Algebra – My First Day In Retail
- Section 2: Geometry and Measurement – Youth Sports Day
- Section 3: Statistics and Probability – Student Council Elections
Understanding Everyday Maths: Book 2 (age suitability: 11-13+):
Enjoyable, creative and relevant – that’s what your maths lessons will become when purchasing this resource. Students will read three separate engaging and uplifting stories which scaffold and teach core concepts in the maths curriculum. Using the stories, students will complete set activity sheets to demonstrate and check their understanding of maths skills. To support the busy teacher, answers are provided at the back of the book.
- Section 1: Numbers and Algebra – The Holiday
- Section 2: Statistics and Probability – The Party
- Section 3: Geometry and Measurement – Christmas Elves