for Secondary Education in the UK.
Product List
My Downloads
Checkout / Card
Find Resources By Subjects

Study Skills for Maths

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Students develop the fundamental knowledge required for good mathematical understanding through worksheets which provide skill-based learning blocks. Divided into three main sections, the pack tackles a range of mathematical problems stage by stage, looking at maths skills, pencil and paper methods and vocabulary.

Skills include: Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals; Note taking; Interpreting data; Extracting relevant information; Setting out work.

Order this publication:

Quantity Format
Choose delivery option (CD or download) at checkout.
Size: 64 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 302 7
Author(s): Jonathan Crownshaw
Code: SSFM
Popularity rank: 133

Teachers who bought this publication also bought:

Contents List

LESSONS

Skills

  • 7 READING MATHS To practise the skill of reading maths problems.
  • 9 DRAWING DIAGRAMS To practise using and drawing diagrams to aid in the solving of maths problems.
  • 11 NOTE-TAKING 1 To improve the skill of taking sufficient and accurate notes.
  • 13 NOTE-TAKING 2 To improve the skill of taking sufficient and accurate notes.
  • 15 SELECTING INFORMATION To improve the skill of selecting relevant information from text.
  • 17 SETTING OUT 1 To establish the importance of careful, correct setting out.
  • 19 SETTING OUT 2 To establish the importance of careful, correct setting out.
  • 21 SHOWING METHODS USED To raise awareness of the need to demonstrate the method used in the working-out.
  • 23 APPROXIMATING To practise the skill of approximating.
  • 25 APPROPRIATE UNITS To ensure that appropriate units are used.
  • 27 MAKING SENSE To raise awareness of the need to look critically at answers to see if they make sense in the real world.
  • 29 ESTIMATING To practise the skill of estimating.
  • 31 MEMORISING To develop the use of mnemonics as a method of memorising key facts, and to give practice in solving problems more effectively.
  • 33 3D VISUALISATION To increase students' ability to move from 3D to 2D as an aid for the Pythagoras rule.
  • 35 SKILLS SUMMARY 1 To reinforce various maths skills in a range of summing-up exercises.
  • 37 SKILLS SUMMARY 2 To reinforce various maths skills in a range of summing-up exercises.

Pencil And Paper

  • 39 ADDITION To improve the accuracy of addition by practising setting out work correctly in columns.
  • 41 SUBTRACTION To improve the accuracy of subtraction by practising setting out work correctly in columns.
  • 43 MULTIPLICATION To improve the accuracy of long multiplication by practising the appropriate steps.
  • 45 DIVISION To improve the accuracy of long division by practising the appropriate steps.
  • 47 EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS To improve the skill of recognising and dealing with equivalent fractions.
  • 49 MIXED FRACTIONS To practise working with mixed numbers and 'top-heavy' fractions.
  • 51 ADD AND SUBTRACT FRACTIONS To practise adding and subtracting fractions.
  • 53 MULTIPLY AND DIVIDE FRACTIONS To practise multiplication and division of fractions.

Vocabulary

  • 55 NUMBER ALGEBRA 1 To improve awareness of, and to reinforce spellings of, key words in relation to number and algebra.
  • 57 NUMBER ALGEBRA 2 To improve awareness of, and to reinforce spellings of, key words in relation to number and algebra.
  • 59 SHAPE SPACE DATA 1 To improve awareness of, and to reinforce spellings of, key words in relation to space and shape.
  • 61 SHAPE SPACE DATA 2 To improve awareness of, and to reinforce spellings of, key words in relation to space and shape.

Appendix

  • 62 TIMETABLE Timetable for use with NOTE-TAKING 1
  • 63 THREE SHAPES Additional sheet for use with NOTE-TAKING 2
  • 64 SOLVING PROBLEMS Additional sheet for use with SOLVING PROBLEMS