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Contextual writing and mark making

Dragons, magic, myths, C is thoroughly enjoying this topic.   Just as he predicted!  We have previously used Harry Potter as a theme for maths, where both boys enjoyed creating potions and measuring liquid.  I’ve needed to find creative ways to use dragons now as our stimulus. This week we have set about solving some dragon problems, set in an algebra  context.  It was an activity I found online – he had to crack the code and work out what number each dragon represented.  Unfortunately I printed it some time ago and closed the link so I can’t link here.  It lead to some good systematic thinking though!

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