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Visible Thinking in Mathematics - Making Mathematics Visual. This is a series of supplementary books that promotes critical and creative thinking in mathematics. It is designed to help make thinking visible by providing the child with opportunities to think, explore and reflect.
315While practice leads to better performance, practice without contextual and conceptual understanding prevents the child from thinking critically and creatively. In this series, instead of learning procedures and formulas by rote, the child masters concepts through:
Thinking routines: functional questions to direct the child's thinking on key concepts and cultivate the child's thinking skills.
and
Parallel questions: consecutive mathematical problems with the same context but different key words to highlight differences between problems; ensuring that the child understands and retains concepts and skills better.
This approach not only instills in the child mathematical skills but also inspires discipline in thinking and greater motivation for learning. Additional support is provided to the child through Notes. Notes present opportunities for parents and teachers to clarify misconceptions, simplify difficult concepts and address areas of difficulty for the child.
Chapter 1
Whole Numbers
Number Notation And Place Value
Comparing And Ordering Numbers
Reading And Writing Numbers In Words
Rounding Off Numbers To The Nearest Ten Or Hundreds And Estimation
Multiplication By A 1-Digit Number
Multiplication By A 2-Digit Number
Division By A 1-Digit Number
Word Problems
More Word Problems (1)
Factors And Multiples
More Word Problems (2)
'Guess And Check' and 'Make A Supposition'
Figure And Number Patterns (1)
Figure And Number Patterns (2)
Figure And Number Patterns (3)
Chapter 2
Tables And Line Graphs
Completing A Table From Given Data
Line Graphs
Chapter 3
Fractions
Proper Fractions, Improper Fractions And Mixed Numbers
Adding And Subtracting Fractions
Fraction Of A Set
Using The Unitary Method In Fractions
Word Problems
More Word Problems
Chapter 4
Angles
Naming Angles
Measuring Angles Using A Protractor
Turns, Right Angles And 8-Point Compass
Chapter 5
Perpendicular And Parallel Lines
Identifying Perpendicular And Parallel Lines
Chapter 6
Squares And Rectangles
Properties Of Squares And Rectangles
Answers
ISBN | 9789810196875 |
Publisher | Marshall Cavendish Education |
Series | Visible Thinking in Mathematics |
Edition | 2nd Edition |
Core / Supplementary | Supplementary |
Grade | Grade 5 (South Africa) |
Width | 21.5cm |
Length | 28cm |
Depth | 1cm |
Mass | 0.42kg |
Colour | Black & White |
Number of pages | 181 |