N1/M8.9 Use ordinal numbers, from first to fifth, when describing the position of (a) objects (b) people (c) events

Cardinal and ordinal number jigsaw

Submitted by Andrea McCulloch on Sun, 2008-04-06 16:53

Pre-entry: N1/M6.4, N1/M7.3, N1/M7.7, N1/M8.5, N1/M8.9

Numeracy: N1/E1.2, N1/E1.3

Level: M6, M7, M8, E1

Resource type: Tarsia jigsaw, Warm-up

A Simple and straightforward 16 piece jigsaw that makes a great group activity. Cardinal and ordinal numbers are matched with number words to form a triangle. This puzzle constructs sequentially, i.e. the word ‘one’ is at the triangle’s apex, matching with 1, then two, underneath it and so on up to 10 in cardinals and 8th in ordinals (this makes it a lot easier for preEntry learners to see how the triangle is constructed).
Andrea suggests: “Distribute the pieces at random around the group (sitting round a table).

Milestone 8 Number

Submitted by Judy Valentine on Fri, 2007-01-05 17:25

Pre-entry: N1/M8.1, N1/M8.2, N1/M8.3, N1/M8.4, N1/M8.5, N1/M8.6, N1/M8.7, N1/M8.9, N1/M8.10

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8

A fabulous set of resources adapted from the Entry 1 Skills for Life materials at http://www.dfes.gov.uk/readwriteplus/LearningMaterialsNumeracy Covers most N1 Milestone 8 curriculum elements. Created so that E1 and M8 students in a mixed ability class had similar materials to work from.
Judy stresses that this resource should not be used in isolation but alongside lots and lots of practical activities.

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