Activities with negatives

Maths lessons

Tried a couple of activities with both year 7 and year 9 classes of lower achievement standard. I liked the activities and had some buy-in from the students, although late in the term was a little hit and miss. Anyhow, working with negatives and having some ideas for activities is something I was keen on as both classes had struggled with this concept during regular class activities. So… here they both are:

  • Integer Solitaire activity – using deck of cards to make true statements with positive/negative numbers.
  • Integers misconceptions – “always, sometimes, never” activity (I didn’t feel I led the discussion well, but that being said there were some great conversations that came out of this one! just that some were off task!!) Note website here is the source I got it from, they link it to someone else.

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s