I found this design on a photocopied worksheet from an old textbook, but I don't know which, so cannot credit.
(If you know the source, please let me know)
I think I just found the activity for the last period on the last day of the year.
A couple of end-of-term/year activities…
A number plane drawing worksheet for making the Superman logo. Included in the file (see below) is a page with a suitable coordinate grid.
The end of term series of posts are some of the most popular on this site.
Tomorrow is the last day of term… hurray! Here’s another end of term activity for use with your maths class.
Last year, I posted the Melbourne Storm Number Plane Logo – and today, exactly one year later, purely by coincidence, I’ve made a Brisbane Broncos Number Place activity.
Trying to motivate Year 10 after the School Certificate Exams are completed is tough. I like to use geometric design activities. Whilst they seem like “fun”, or at least non-taxing on the brain – they get the students following a procedure, using geometric instruments and can be lead to a good discussion about the Mathematics of design.
Around this time each year, our programs have Year 8 and Year 10 looking at the Number Plane. For the end of the term, it’s nice timing, because it allows us to draw some pictures on the number plane. One favourite is the logos of various
This simple design activity could be used as something extra whilst Year 7 are using geometric instruments and learning about perpendicular lines. Or, as a stand-alone activity.
It’s been two terms since my last post on this blog, End of term activities. So, as I return to this blog at the end of the year, here are some more “last day” type activities.
For the last day of term, lessons may not follow a normal program, however they can still be engaging and mathematics related.
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