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Welcome to how to help your daughter with Mathematics
What is in a Maths lesson ? Starter: a problem or activity as the girls enter. Introduction: lesson objectives and key words, levels to be covered. Main activity: textbook, worksheet, group work, presentation, exam questions etc. Plenary: summary of the lesson and/or extension task.
Mixed Ability to Setting Mixed ability up to the autumn half-term. Year 7s sit an assessment paper. Levels 3 to 5. Into sets after half term. Possible to move students up or down.
National Curriculum Using and Applying Number Algebra Geometry and Measures Handling Data
First half of autumn term Mental arithmetic skills Sequences Functions Negative numbers
How do we assess? Tests Investigations/ APP Activities (Assessing Pupil Progress) Mini – whiteboards Exam style questions – Levels 2 – 8 – Sub-levels a, b,c
What can you do at home? Be positive about mathematics Equipment: calculator, ruler, protractor, etc Look through class work Homework: set twice a week Revision Multiplication Tables Every day maths; timetables, recipes, measuring, etc Games and puzzles
Problem Solving To help you help your daughter, you can get her to: Re-read the examples in her exercise book Use her textbook (given after half-term) Look up mathematical words in a mathematical dictionary (continued)
Problem Solving Also, you can get her to: Ask parents/ family Ask somebody in her form or Maths group Attend homework club Buy Year 7 Mathswatch CD (levels 3 to 5) Ask her maths teacher
Web- sites MyMaths SamLearning SuperMathsWorld MathsIsFun BBCbitesizeKS3 Fronter eMathsMaths (Good practice for levelled questions)