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Recommended Resources for Geometry, Measurement and Data Handling A list of useful resources to support the activities which we use to develop understanding in geometry, measurement and data handling. PDF
Developing geometric thinking through activities that begin with play – van Heile An article by Pierre M. van Heile describing the levels of geometric thinking and then illustrating these levels by using a mosaic puzzle. LINK
CopySafe PDF Reader PDF reader for use with the NumberSense projection CD. Please note: Your web browser, as well as MS Outlook, should be closed when you install the program. Should you receive an error message when trying to install, please check your task manager to see if there are any web browser applications running in the background, then close these before installing. LINK
GeoGebra GeoGebra is free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that joins geometry, algebra, tables, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. LINK
Adding it up: Helping children learn mathematics The book “Adding it Up” is an essential read for those wanting to teach Mathematics. You can obtain a free download by clicking on the link on the right. LINK
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Early Grade teachers’ NumberSense Journeys A collection of presentations made by Early Grade teachers participating in the 2017 NumberSense User Group Conference. These presentations describe the challenges they have faced, solutions they have created and successes they have enjoyed as they have implemented the NumberSense Mathematics Programme in their classes. PDF
Foundation Phase teachers’ NumberSense Journeys A collection of presentations made by Foundation Phase teachers participating in the 2017 NumberSense User Group Conference. These presentations describe the challenges they have faced, solutions they have created and successes they have enjoyed as they have implemented the NumberSense Mathematics Programme in their classes. PDF
Foundation Phase teachers’ NumberSense Journeys_2 A collection of presentations made by Foundation Phase teachers participating in the 2017 NumberSense User Group Conference. These presentations describe the challenges they have faced, solutions they have created and successes they have enjoyed as they have implemented the NumberSense Mathematics Programme in their classes. PDF
Intermediate Phase teachers’ NumberSense Journeys A collection of presentations made by Intermediate Phase teachers participating in the 2017 NumberSense User Group Conference. These presentations describe the challenges they have faced, solutions they have created and successes they have enjoyed as they have implemented the NumberSense Mathematics Programme in their classes. PDF
Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide Investigating the Van Hiele mosaic tile activity cards in the teaching of space and shape in the Foundation Phase. PDF
Intermediate Phase Companion Teacher Guide Working with probability, using the Companion Book, in the teaching of data handling in the Intermediate Phase. PDF
Assessment in a NumberSense classroom A closer look at assessment in a NumberSense Classroom. PDF
Fractions in a NumberSense classroom Using the NumberSense Workbooks to develop the fraction concept. PDF
Developing the Fraction Concept (FND Phase) A workshop handout on developing the fraction concept in the Foundation Phase. PDF
Developing the Fraction Concept (INT Phase) A workshop handout on developing the fraction concept in the Intermediate Phase. PDF
Investigations as vertical extension in the NumberSense classroom Using investigations as vertical extension (differentiation) in the NumberSense classroom. PDF
Mat routine videos as staff development Mat routine videos as staff development to support the implementation of the NumberSense Workbooks. PDF
Pre-algebra in a NumberSense classroom Using the NumberSense Workbooks to develop pre-algebraic thinking. PDF
Pattern and Patterning: Developing the Function Concept (FND/INT Phase) A workshop handout on pattern and patterning - developing the function concept - in the Foundation and Intermediate Phase. PDF
Slides from “Making the most of the Number Sense Workbooks” workshop Slides from "Making the most of the Number Sense Workbooks" workshop presented in November 2015. PDF
Developing Geometric Thinking – AMESA National Congress 2014 Developing geometric thinking workshop handout for the AMESA National Congress 2014. Resources for Grade 1 - 9. 2MB download. PDF
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Geometry: Tangram activities – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Geometry: Geoboard activities for Grade 1 – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample Grade 1 activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Geometry: Connecting cube activities – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Geometry: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 1) Geometry: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 1) PDF
Geometry: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 2) Geometry: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 2) PDF
Geometry: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 3) Geometry: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 3) PDF
Geometry: Van Hiele mosaic tiles activities – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Time, Capacity, Mass (Weight) and Length activities – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 1) Measurement: Time, Capacity, Mass (Weight) and Length: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 1) PDF
Measurement: Time, Capacity, Mass (Weight) and Length activities – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 2) Measurement: Time, Capacity, Mass (Weight) and Length: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 2) PDF
Measurement: Time, Capacity, Mass (Weight) and Length activities – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 3) Measurement: Time, Capacity, Mass (Weight) and Length: Sample activities from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide (Grade 3) PDF
Measurement: Telling Time Activity Cards (turquoise) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Event Time Activity Cards (turquoise) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Telling Time Activity Cards (mustard) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Event Time Activity Cards (mustard) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Telling Time Activity Cards (orange) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Event Time Activity Cards (orange) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Telling Time Activity Cards (pink) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Measurement: Event Time Activity Cards (pink) – sample from the Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide A sample activity from our soon to be released Foundation Phase Companion Teacher Guide - a compilation of activities for teachers to use in the Foundation Phase, which supports the progressive learning of concepts covered in measurement, geometry and data handling. Mail info@NumberSense.co.za for further information. PDF
Recommended Resources for Geometry, Measurement and Data Handling A list of useful resources to support the activities which we use to develop understanding in geometry, measurement and data handling. PDF
Lesson Planning Tool A useful guide to preparing the mat work routine, based on the NumberSense Workbook page to follow (mat work used to prepare children for page in NumberSense Workbook, and page in workbook used to consolidate work done on the mat) PDF
Measurement activity print master: Which block has the greatest volume? This task is suitable for Grades 3 and 4. Cards should be printed with the block outline on the front and the block with the cubic units on the back. This activity was presented alongside a measurement workshop for primary school teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about the measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Measurement activity print master: Which container holds the most? This task is suitable for Grades 3 and 4. This activity was presented alongside a measurement workshop for primary school teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about our measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Grade 1 – 3: Measurement assessment exemplars Formative assessment tasks for the measurement content area for Grades 1 - 3. These assessment tasks were presented alongside a measurement workshop run for foundation phase teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about our measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Grids for measurement activities 0,5 cm, 1 cm, 1,5 cm and 2 cm grids for use with measurement activities. When printing, select 'Actual size' under 'Page Sizing & Handling' options. PDF
Grade 1 – Supplementary Worksheets (30 – 40) Supplementary worksheets to support users of Number Sense Workbook 1. These worksheets include the following activities: "Trace (number symbols)."; "Count and circle the number." and "Count and write the number." Please note that you can contact our offices if you would like to purchase a high res set of these worksheets. (2MB download) PDF
Grade 1 – Supplementary Worksheets (18 – 29) Supplementary worksheets to support users of Number Sense Workbook 1. These worksheets include the following activities: ""Make 2 more/less." and "Complete (the number sequence)." Please note that you can contact our offices if you would like to purchase a high res set of these worksheets. (2MB download) PDF
Grade 1 – Supplementary Worksheets (12 – 17) Supplementary worksheets to support users of Number Sense Workbook 1. These worksheets include the following activities: "Make 1 more/less." and "Trace (the number symbols)." Please note that you can contact our offices if you would like to purchase a high res set of these worksheets. (1MB download) PDF
Grade 1 – Supplementary Worksheets (1 – 11) Supplementary worksheets to support users of Number Sense Workbook 1. These worksheets include the following activities: "Will each __ get a __?"; "Colour in the block which has more." and "Make 1 more/less." Please note that you can contact our offices if you would like to purchase a high res set of these worksheets. (2MB download) PDF
Posters for class activities Posters of blank tables, flow diagrams, number chains, number lines and number pyramids. Ready to print, laminate and use with the children in your class. Instructions included. (2MB download) PDF
Grade 3 Curriculum topics in the Number Sense Workbooks 9 – 12 List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Number Sense Workbook Series. Grade 3, Workbooks 9 - 12. PDF
Grade 2 Curriculum topics in the Number Sense Workbooks 5 – 8 List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Number Sense Workbook Series. Grade 2, Workbooks 5 - 8. PDF
Grade 1 Curriculum topics in the Number Sense Workbooks 1 – 4 List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Number Sense Workbook Series. Grade 1, Workbooks 1 - 4. PDF
Number line Template for making your own number line from 0 to 131. Once assembled the number line should be rolled up. It can be unrolled to reveal the part of the number line that you would like the children to focus on. PDF
Counting, Manipulating numbers and Problem solving Overview and teacher activities for the mathematical concepts: Counting, Manipulating numbers and Problem solving. (2MB download) PDF
Printable Flard Cards Template for making your own set(s) of Flard Cards. PDF
Template for written activities Templates for creating flow diagrams, number chains, number lines, number pyramids and tables. DOC
Numeracy handbook for Foundation Phase teachers The handbook, developed in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education, describes both what it means to do mathematics. It also provides guidance for Foundation Phase teachers on how to support children develop the required knowledge and skills. It is intended for use by Foundation Phase Numeracy teachers. In the handbook you will find both a discussion of the important issues and recommendations for classroom practice. (3MB download) PDF
Number Chart 1-140 Number Chart PDF
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Grade 4 Curriculum topics in the NumberSense Companion Workbook List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Grade 4 NumberSense Companion Workbook. PDF
Grade 5 Curriculum topics in the NumberSense Companion Workbook List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Grade 5 NumberSense Companion Workbook. PDF
Grade 6 Curriculum topics in the NumberSense Companion Workbook List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Grade 6 NumberSense Companion Workbook. PDF
Grade 7 Curriculum topics in the NumberSense Companion Workbook List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Grade 7 NumberSense Workbook. PDF
Recommended Resources for Geometry, Measurement and Data Handling A list of useful resources to support the activities which we use to develop understanding in geometry, measurement and data handling. PDF
Measurement activity print master: Which rectangle has the greatest area? This task is suitable for Grades 5 and 6. Cards should be printed with the empty shape on the front and the shape showing the square units on the back. This activity was presented alongside a measurement workshop for primary school teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about the measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Measurement activity print master: Which shape (leaf) is the largest? This task is suitable for Grades 5 and 6. Grids should be printed on transparency film and the leaves on paper/card. When printing, select 'Actual size' under 'Page Sizing & Handling' options. This activity was presented alongside a measurement workshop for primary school teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about the measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Measurement activity print master: Which block has the greatest volume? This task is suitable for Grades 3 and 4. Cards should be printed with the block outline on the front and the block with the cubic units on the back. This activity was presented alongside a measurement workshop for primary school teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about the measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Measurement activity print master: Which container holds the most? This task is suitable for Grades 3 and 4. This activity was presented alongside a measurement workshop for primary school teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about our measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Grade 4 – 6: Measurement assessment exemplars Formative assessment tasks for the measurement content area for Grade 4 - 6. These assessment tasks were presented alongside a measurement workshop run for intermediate phase teachers. Please email us if you would like to find out more about the measurement workshops or if you would like the full workshop handout. info@numbersense.co.za PDF
Grids for measurement activities 0,5 cm, 1 cm, 1,5 cm and 2 cm grids for use with measurement activities. When printing, select 'Actual size' under 'Page Sizing & Handling' options. PDF
Strategies in Workbooks 13 – 24 List of number manipulation strategies presented in Number Sense Workbooks 13 - 24. Note that the file prints best on A3 paper. PDF
Grade 4 Curriculum topics in the Number Sense Workbooks 13 – 15 List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Number Sense Workbook Series. Grade 4, Workbooks 13 - 15. PDF
Grade 5 Curriculum topics in the Number Sense Workbooks 16 – 18 List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Number Sense Workbook Series. Grade 5, Workbooks 16 - 18. PDF
Grade 6 Curriculum topics in the Number Sense Workbooks 19 – 21 List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Number Sense Workbook Series. Grade 6, Workbooks 19 - 21. PDF
Grade 7 Curriculum topics in the Number Sense Workbooks 22 – 24 List of the curriculum topics for the South African National Curriculum Statement and their coverage in the Number Sense Workbook Series. Grade 7, Workbooks 22 - 24. PDF
GeoGebra GeoGebra is free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that joins geometry, algebra, tables, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. LINK
Posters for class activities Posters of blank tables, flow diagrams, number chains, number lines and number pyramids. Ready to print, laminate and use with the children in your class. Instructions included. (2MB download) PDF
Printable Flard Cards Template for making your own set(s) of Flard Cards. PDF
Template for written activities Templates for creating flow diagrams, number chains, number lines, number pyramids and tables. DOC
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15 Dec, 2017