# Bright Sparks Level 5 Student's Book

Bright Sparks is a Mathematics course for pupils in Caribbean primary schools. It has been written in line with the latest primary curriculum requirements and is based on current research in Mathematics education.Young children learn Mathematics best when they use their senses in varied activities, experimenting and discovering. The Bright Sparks series is intended to supplement and reinforce the learning first gained through practical activities.Key features include:• Examples and word problems suited to the age level• Challenge boxes push students’ learning and are ideal for quick learners• Remember boxes highlight important facts or skills• Hint or Think boxes stimulate thinking and develop reasoning• Partner activities encourage students to learn with and from their peers• Discuss encourages students to explain their thinking and strategies• Review provides reminders and practice for all learners• Mathematical language boxes develop mathematical vocabulary• IT icons show where IT support can be found on the interactive CD-ROMs, and for calculator practice• Enrichment pages move beyond the syllabus and make connections to familiar, real-life situations• Unit Summaries highlight the key learning points in each section• Unit Checks test students’ learning of each topic• Assessments are provided in a variety of different formsPlease note that this is an eBook version of this title and can NOT be printed. For more information about eBooks, including how to download the software you’ll need, see our FAQs page.

- Cover
- Title
- Copyright
- Contents
- Scope and sequence
- How to use Bright Sparks – for students
- Introduction – for teachers
- How to use this CD-ROM
- Unit 1: Number
- 1.1 Place value
- 1.2 Value
- 1.3 Expanded form
- 1.4 More expanded numbers with regrouping
- 1.5 Strategy: Forming numbers
- Assessment 1

- Unit 2: Patterns, sequence and order
- 2.1 Ordering numbers
- 2.2 Counting and ordering
- 2.3 Problem solving
- 2.4 Patterns
- 2.5 Revision
- Unit 1 and Unit 2 check and summary

- Unit 3: Operations – addition and subtraction
- 3.1 Estimation skills
- 3.2 Properties of addition
- 3.3 Addition with regrouping
- 3.4 Adding large numbers
- 3.5 Subtraction practice
- 3.6 Subtracting large numbers
- 3.7 Regrouping with zeros
- 3.8 Adding and subtracting money
- 3.9 Subtraction practice
- Unit 3 check and summary
- Assessment 2

- Unit 4: Decimals
- 4.1 Types of numbers
- 4.2 Tenths
- 4.3 Place value: hundredths
- 4.4 Decimals and whole numbers
- 4.5 Rounding decimals
- 4.6 Value
- 4.7 Ordering and comparing decimals
- 4.8 Rounding and estimating decimals
- 4.9 Addition and subtraction of decimal numbers
- 4.10 Problem solving
- 4.11 Group project: A new computer
- Unit 4 check and summary
- Assessment 3

- Unit 5: Multiplication
- 5.1 Multiples
- 5.2 Multiplication speed tests
- 5.3 Arrays
- 5.4 Square numbers
- 5.5 Square roots
- 5.6 Problem solving: Mental computation
- 5.7 Multiplying large numbers mentally
- 5.8 Multiplying 3-digit numbers
- 5.9 Multiplying large numbers
- 5.10 Multiplying by multiples of 10
- 5.11 Multiplying by 2-digit numbers
- 5.12 Problem solving
- 5.13 Multiplication practice
- Unit 5 check and summary
- Assessment 4

- Unit 6: Division
- 6.1 Factors
- 6.2 Divisibility
- 6.3 Division: review
- 6.4 Using opposites: multiplication and division
- 6.5 Division speed tests
- 6.6 Division with remainders: review
- 6.7 Dividing larger numbers
- 6.8 Problem solving
- 6.9 Division using zeros
- 6.10 Using long division and zeros
- 6.11 Division with money
- 6.12 Using a calculator
- 6.13 Dividing by 2-digit numbers
- 6.14 Problem solving
- 6.15 Long division practice
- Unit 6 check and summary
- Assessment 5

- Unit 7: Fractions
- 7.1 Least (Lowest) Common Multiple
- 7.2 Greatest Common Factor (GCF) / Highest Common Factor (HCF)
- 7.3 Prime factors
- 7.4 Common fractions (or proper fractions)
- 7.5 Adding fractions
- 7.6 Decimals and fractions
- 7.7 Equivalent fractions
- 7.8 Reducing fractions to their simplest form
- 7.9 Estimating fractions
- 7.10 Improper fractions and mixed numbers
- 7.11 Equivalent fractions
- 7.12 Comparing fractions
- 7.13 Adding fractions
- 7.14 Subtracting fractions: review
- 7.15 Subtracting fractions with unlike denominators
- 7.16 Estimating and problem solving
- 7.17 Mixed numbers
- 7.18 Subtracting mixed numbers
- 7.19 Problem solving
- 7.20 Practice
- 7.21 Enrichment: Cross multiplication
- 7.22 Working with calculators
- Unit 7 check and summary
- Assessment 6

- Unit 8: Geometry
- 8.1 Lines
- 8.2 Angles
- 8.3 Measurement of angles
- 8.4 Triangles
- 8.5 Polygons
- 8.6 Naming plane (2D) shapes
- 8.7 Describing movement
- 8.8 Circles: review
- 8.9 Symmetry
- 8.10 Solid (3D) shapes: review
- 8.11 Making nets
- 8.12 Coordinates
- 8.13 Perimeter: Review
- 8.14 Perimeter problem solving
- 8.15 Area and perimeter: review
- 8.16 Calculating area
- 8.17 More area problems
- 8.18 Enrichment: Area of irregular shapes
- 8.19 Area of triangles
- 8.20 Volume
- Unit 8 check and summary
- Assessment 7

- Unit 9: More decimals
- 9.1 Multiplying decimal numbers
- 9.2 Division by a whole number
- 9.3 Adding zeros to the dividend
- 9.4 Multiplying and dividing decimals by 10, 100, 1000
- 9.5 Enrichment: SI, the metric system
- 9.6 Metric conversions
- Unit 9 check and summary

- Unit 10: Measurement
- 10.1 Units of length
- 10.2 Longer lengths: review
- 10.3 Working with units of length
- 10.4 Practice with longer units of length
- 10.5 Mass
- 10.6 Converting between units of mass
- 10.7 Capacity: review
- 10.8 Converting between units of capacity
- 10.9 Mixed units
- 10.10 Problem solving: different units of measurement
- Unit 10 check and summary

- Unit 11: More fractions
- 11.1 Multiplying fractions
- 11.2 Multiplying whole numbers and mixed numbers by fractions
- 11.3 Cancelling
- 11.4 Drawing a sketch
- 11.5 Dividing fractions
- 11.6 Mixed multiplication and division of fractions
- 11.7 Mixed problem solving
- 11.8 Teamwork: Measurement game
- Unit 11 check and summary
- Assessment 8

- Unit 12: Percent, ratio and proportion
- 12.1 Percent
- 12.2 Percent and decimals
- 12.3 Percent, decimals, and fractions
- 12.4 Finding the percent of an amount
- 12.5 Problem solving
- 12.6 Comparing fractions
- 12.7 Practice with percent
- 12.8 Activity: Dominoes game
- 12.9 Discount
- 12.10 Problem solving
- 12.11 Wages and salaries
- 12.12 Simple interest
- 12.13 Ratio
- 12.14 Simplifying ratios
- 12.15 Proportion
- 12.16 Working with scale
- 12.17 Problem solving: fractions, ratios and percents
- Unit 12 check and summary
- Assessment 9

- Unit 13: Measurement – time
- 13.1 Review
- 13.2 Enrichment: 24-hour system
- 13.13 Calculating elapsed time

- Unit 14: Statistics, data and probability
- 14.1 Finding the mean
- 14.2 Working with the total
- 14.3 Interpreting data and drawing graphs
- 14.4 Making graphs / frequency charts
- 14.5 Enrichment: Interpreting data with a line graph
- 14.6 Circle graphs (pie charts)
- 14.7 Interpreting the circle graph
- 14.8 Using percentages in circle graphs
- 14.9 Probability
- 14.10 Enrichment: Introduction to sets
- 14.11 Enrichment: Types of sets
- 14.12 Displaying data in Venn diagrams
- 14.13 Practice with sets
- Unit 13 and Unit 14 check and summary
- Assessment 10

- Final assessment 1
- Final assessment 2
- Final assessment 3
- Index
- Back Cover