Calculations: Year 8 Activities for the Daily Maths Lesson by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills


Calculations: Year 8 Activities for the Daily Maths Lesson by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills

A photocopiable maths activity book for Key Stage 3 students in Year 8. It seeks to cover all the key objectives of the Calculations strand of the National Numeracy Strategy framework. There are over 50 pages of photocopiable activities, and minimal teacher preparation is required. There are ideas for whole-class oral and mental maths starter activities (as recommended by the framework). Each activity is divided into three progressive steps for easy differentiation, and extension learning activities are provided to reinforce and develop the pupils' learning. There are notes for teachers. The text is part of a series in which there is one book for each year group at Key Stage 3, from Year 7 to Year 9.

About the Author

HILARY KOLL was a Mathematics Co-ordinator and Maths Teacher in Bracknell primary school and has also worked as a part-time lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Reading. Hilary has more recently turned her attention towards publishing and is now a full-time writer and consultant in mathematics education. She has written over 150 titles for a variety of publishers, including Hodder & Stoughton and QED. STEVE MILLS was a teacher of both both primary and secondary age children before lecturing at the University of Reading in Mathematics Education. Here he worked with both under-graduate and post-graduate students in their preparation for teaching mathematics in schools. During this time he began to write mathematics books for both teachers and children. Steve is now a full-time writer and consultant in Mathematics education and has written over 150 books for a variety of publishers. VLADIMIR ALEKSIC was born in Serbia and Montenegro and has a wealth of illustration experience. His style is often described as 'semi-realistic', as his illustrations have a clear comic book influence. He has worked for clients including DK, where he illustrated Pirate Attack! and Clash of the Gladiators.

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64 pages


Hilary Koll, Steve Mills
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Publication date

30th May 2003



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