Year 7: week 1 (number knowledge and geometry)

This week we focus on multiplication and division basic facts, and reflection (flips), rotation (turns), translation (slides) and enlargement in geometry.

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Number facts activity

  • Go to the activity Multiplication - test yourself and follow the instructions for the variation.
  • Keep the pile of facts you don't yet know somewhere safe.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose the multiplication and division learning tool.
  • Click “Check all facts” and answer the questions.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go to the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako G3.20 (the second yellow button on the third row).
  • Work through pages 1-6.
  • Explain to a family member what kinds of symmetry you know about.

Geometry activity


Day 2

Number facts activity

  • If you have multiplication facts in your learning pile from Day 1, select 2-3 new facts to practice today.  
  • Ask a family member to test you and if you know them you can move them to your known facts pile.
  • Go to the activity Common Multiple Challenge and follow the instructions.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the multiplication and division learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Number Facts” game “All Numbers” a few times.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity Know when to fold 'em.
  • Scroll to page 4 and complete the activity.
  • There are notes for a family member to help you on pages 1-3. You could read those pages too, if you want to learn more.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Complete pages 7-12 of the e-ako.

Day 3

Number facts activity

  • Go to the activity Division - test yourself and follow the instructions for the variation.
  • Add the facts you don't yet know to the collection of multiplication facts you don't know.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the multiplication and division learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Number Facts” game “All Numbers” a few times.

Geometry activity

Geometry e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Complete pages 13-21.

Day 4

Number facts activity

    • If you have multiplication or division facts in your learning pile, select 2-3 new facts to practice today.  
    • Ask a family member to test you and if you know them you can move them to your known facts pile.
    • Go to the activity Common Factor Challenge and follow the instructions.

    OR

    Number facts e-ako

    • Go back to the multiplication and division learning tool.
    • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
    • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
    • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Number Facts” game “All Numbers” a few times.

    Geometry e-ako

    • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
    • Work through pages 22-27.

    Geometry activity

    • Go to the activity Moa Mystery.
    • Clearly show how you worked out the height of the Moa.
    • Explain your strategy to a family member.

    Day 5

    Number facts activity

    OR

    Number facts e-ako

    • Go back to the multiplication and division learning tool and “Check all facts” again. Hopefully you’ve got more green ticks now. Make a set of Flash Cards for the facts you still don’t know. Practice!
    • Return to the number facts pathway and try to beat your score on the “Number Facts” game.

    Geometry activity

    • Go to the activity Looking Good.
    • Create three different face painting designs; one using reflection, one using rotation and the last translation.
    • Go to the activity Enlargement and follow the instructions.
    • Discuss with a family member what features of the original picture have changed with enlargement.