Get the biggest buckets filled up to the brim. The more water they spill, the less likely they are to find out how much water was in their own bucket at the end you can give different amounts in each bucket for differentiation. The area inside is of course just 1 square something, maybe 1 square metre, 1 square foot, 1 square finger Fun Maths Lesson 2: Group Graph Gaffes Often we spend a long time teaching KS2 pupils how to accurately draw graphs and charts, but we get frustrated when they miss out vital elements such as the labels and key. You need to be quite firm with this so you may wish to ask anyone you saw reveal theirs or talk about it to return it and take another, as absolute silence makes the game more special.
Give each table a pot of play money and ensure you keep some for yourself to pay. Then agree that for the next round you only use stale related reasons. Pupils of all ability need to learn how to solve problems — not just the high attainers or fastest workers. Fun Maths Lesson 7.
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Play this quiz for year olds and see what you have remembered.
The categories are up to you and should match your environment any interests if your class. Share a Shape This lesson is perfect if your KS2 pupils are, or have recently been, quite loud and you need to calm the class or recover from a busy playtime duty! Give each table a pot of play money and ensure you keep some for yourself to pay. It can be a very quick, no prep, lesson to have up your sleeve which if you get the intro and plenary right can deepen understanding in Maths and highlight misconceptions.
This will be your X axis. Pupils of all ability need to learn how to solve problems — not just the high attainers or fastest workers. Fun Maths Lesson 1: Human Bar Charts As well as being great for a mathematical understanding of bar charts, this KS2 Maths lesson is also a fun way to get to know your class a bit better.
You may want them to colour code it showing one colour for events and one for travel. You could even lay on some real croissants for them if feeling generous! In groups, ask them to use the measuring equipment to measure various factors of four places in the outdoor area such as the sound level, air temperature, ground temperature, distance from football pitch or canteen. Then each group to present their choice and reasons. How few moves does it take? Once they have decided you tell them there is now a recession.