**"Lesson Activities"**

## Grades 4 to 8 Water Crisis 1

*By toni On 25 February, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

Cape Town is in danger of running out of water if it does not rain soon. Everyone has to avoid wasting water.

The city rationed everyone to 87 litres a day and published this poster. Explain what the pictograph shows.

Draw a bar graph from this data.

Now the ration is 50 […]

## Grades 7 to 10 Constructions with Circles

*By toni On 18 February, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

a. Draw 2 circles with equal radii, intersecting at C, so that each goes through the centre of the other.

b. Draw a third circle of the same radius with centre C.

c. Draw 4 more circles with centres on the circle centre A and passing through A.

## Grades 7 to 10 Constructions with Lines

*By toni On 18 February, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

Click here for Learner’s worksheet with instructions for measuring angles and doing geometrical constructions.

Accurately copy the following patterns and vary them to make your own designs.

1. ENVELOPE PATTERNS WITH STRAIGHT LINES

Draw two base lines and mark the same number of points at equal distances along each line. Join […]

## Grades 7 to 10 Constructing circle and line patterns

*By toni On 18 February, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

The picture shows you how to use a paper clip to draw circles. You just need to open out the paper clip as shown,

Draw a circle and mark 24 points equally spaced around the circumference. To do this, draw a circle and mark the centre, and mark your first point on […]

## Grades 5 to 7 Estimate my girth

*By toni On 2 February, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

This baobab tree in Senegal is reported to be 6000 years old.

Try to estimate the distance around the tree trunk at its base measured in metres.

Does this picture give you an idea how you might use the picture, with your class at school, to work out a better estimate […]

## Grades 4 to 7 MD

*By toni On 27 January, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

What do you notice about the numbers in this square?

Write numbers in the blank boxes in squares B, C. and D that make the same patterns as in square A.

Cards 1 to 16 give clues about the numbers in squares A, B, C and D. […]

## Grades 6 to 9 FDP Loops

*By toni On 25 January, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

The aim is to make square domino loops, like the one in the picture, from 4 dominoes matching the fractions, decimals and percentages. Start with any domino and find 2 other dominoes to match the ends of the first domino. For example, the [3/10 and 10%] domino matches with 30% at […]

## Grades 5 to 7 Spin High or Low

*By toni On 20 January, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

To win this game you need to understand place value and the game can easily be adapted to include decimals. All versions of the game can be played by a whole class as a lesson starter or in pairs.

You will need a 0-9 spinner like the one in the picture or […]

## Grades 7 to 9 Who am I?

*By toni On 20 January, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

How quickly can you find me?

I am a whole number less than 1000.

The product of my digits is 225.

I am not a multiple of 5.

Am I a multiple of 13?

Am I real? Am I rational? Am I irrational?

Now divide me by 11. Is the answer real? […]

## Grades 4 and 5 Target 100

*By toni On 3 January, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

This is a game for the whole class. It can be played a few times as a lesson starter. The teacher will need a 0 to 9 spinner or dice.

All the learners should draw in their notebooks a hundreds, tens and units grid as shown. The teacher spins the spinner and […]

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