# Bright Sparks Level 6 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 and counting skills
- 1.2 Value
- 1.3 Expanded form
- 1.4 Short cuts in mental Maths
- 1.5 Expanded numbers with regrouping

- Unit 2: Operations – computation
- 2.1 Rounding and estimating
- 2.2 Adding mentally
- 2.3 Addition with regrouping
- 2.4 Subtracting mentally
- 2.5 Regrouping
- 2.6 Subtracting large numbers
- 2.7 Subtraction with zeros
- 2.8 Multiplication: review
- 2.9 Division: review
- 2.10 Multiplication and division speed tests
- Units 1 and 2 check and summary
- Assessment 1

- Unit 3: Number concepts/sequences
- 3.1 Square and cubed numbers
- 3.2 Exponents
- 3.3 Patterns
- 3.4 Order and value
- 3.5 Numbers: review
- 3.6 Factors
- 3.7 Multiples
- 3.8 Divisibility
- 3.9 Prime factors
- Unit 3 check and summary

- Unit 4: Decimals
- 4.1 Place value
- 4.2 Value
- 4.3 Comparing decimals
- 4.4 Rounding decimal numbers
- 4.5 Problem solving
- 4.6 Adding and subtracting decimal numbers
- 4.7 Problem solving with decimals
- Assessment 2

- Unit 5: Operations – multiplication
- 5.1 Multiplication: review
- 5.2 Multiplication by 2-digit numbers
- 5.3 Multiplication by 3-digit numbers
- 5.4 Multiplying multiples of 10
- 5.5 Using the distributive property to solve mentally
- 5.6 Working with multiplication
- Units 4 and 5 check and summary

- Unit 6: Algebra
- 6.1 Overview
- 6.2 Order of operations
- 6.3 Working with operations
- 6.4 Substitution
- 6.5 Mental Mathematics practice
- 6.6 Strategy – making a list

- Unit 7: Operations – division
- 7.1 Division: review
- 7.2 Long division
- 7.3 Dividing money
- 7.4 Working with remainders
- 7.5 Division with 3-digit divisors
- Units 6 and 7 check and summary
- Assessment 3

- Unit 8: Fractions
- 8.1 Fractions: review
- 8.2 Estimating and rounding fractions
- 8.3 Simple fractions: review
- 8.4 Equivalent fractions
- 8.5 Simplifying equivalent fractions
- 8.6 Improper fractions and mixed numbers: review
- 8.7 Addition of fractions: review
- 8.8 Subtraction of fractions: review
- 8.9 Adding and subtracting mixed numbers
- 8.10 Picture adding and subtracting mixed numbers
- 8.11 Multiplying fractions: review
- 8.12 Multiplying fractions with cancelling
- 8.13 Multiplying mixed numbers
- 8.14 Word problems
- 8.15 Problem solving with 'of'
- 8.16 Division of fractions: review
- 8.17 Problem solving
- Unit 8 check and summary

- Unit 9: Working with decimals
- 9.1 Multiplication: review
- 9.2 Multiplying
- 9.3 Estimates
- 9.4 Working with estimates
- 9.5 Problem solving
- 9.6 Multiplying by multiples of 10
- 9.7 Multiplying money
- 9.8 Dividing decimal numbers
- 9.9 Division with remainders
- 9.10 Division written as a fraction
- 9.11 Dividing decimals by multiples of 10
- 9.12 Dividing by a decimal number
- Unit 9 check and summary
- Assessment 4

- Unit 10: Percents, fractions and decimals
- 10.1 Percents
- 10.2 Percents and decimals practice
- 10.3 Percents, fractions and decimals: review
- 10.4 Changing fractions to percents
- 10.5 Percent, decimal and fraction equivalents
- 10.6 Working with percents
- 10.7 Forming percents
- 10.8 Finding the total
- 10.9 Discount
- 10.10 Tax and VAT
- 10.11 Working out solutions mentally
- 10.12 Problem solving
- 10.13 Comparing percents using circle graphs

- Unit 11: Measures of central tendency
- 11.1 Overview
- 11.2 Working with means
- 11.3 Problem solving
- Units 10 and 11 check and summary
- Assessment 5

- Unit 12: Measurement
- 12.1 The metric system
- 12.2 Units of length
- 12.3 Units of capacity
- 12.4 Units of mass
- 12.5 Problem solving
- 12.6 Enrichment: Customary and metric measurement
- 12.7 Enrichment: Temperature
- 12.8 Time
- 12.9 Calculating elapsed time
- 12.10 Practice with time
- 12.11 Working backwards
- 12.12 Exact answers or estimates?
- Unit 12 check and summary

- Unit 13: Geometry
- 13.1 Lines and angles: review
- 13.2 Measuring angles
- 13.3 Calculating angles
- 13.4 Angles in triangles and quadrilaterals
- 13.5 Investigating practical applications
- 13.6 Plane (2D) shapes
- 13.7 Transformations
- 13.8 Symmetry
- 13.9 Tessellations
- 13.10 Lines of symmetry
- 13.11 Solid figures
- 13.12 Picturing solid shapes – nets
- Unit 13 check and summary
- Assessment 6

- Unit 14: Perimeter, area and volume
- 14.1 Perimeter: review
- 14.2 Area: review
- 14.3 Area: right-angled triangles
- 14.4 Area: triangles, parallelograms and rhombuses
- 14.5 Area of compound shapes
- 14.6 Exploring area
- 14.7 Working with circles
- 14.8 Surface area
- 14.9 Volume
- Unit 14 check and summary
- Assessment 7

- Unit 15: Ratio and proportion
- 15.1 Overview of ratio
- 15.2 Equivalent ratios
- 15.3 Using cross products and proportion
- 15.4 Ratio and rate
- 15.5 Unit rate
- 15.6 Enrichment: Scale drawings
- 15.7 Working with a total
- 15.8 Problem solving
- 15.9 Unequal sharing

- Unit 16: Problem-solving skills
- 16.1 Unit rates
- 16.2 Combining unit rates
- 16.3 Using diagrams
- 16.4 Using formulae
- 16.5 Looking for links
- 16.6 Listing details
- 16.7 Calendar problems
- 16.8 Poles and spaces
- 16.9 Problem-solving practice
- Units 15 and 16 check and summary
- Assessment 8

- Unit 17: Statistics/sets/integers
- 17.1 Overview
- 17.2 Graphs
- 17.3 Pictographs
- 17.4 Circle graphs
- 17.5 Patterns and probability
- 17.6 Enrichment: Sets
- 17.7 Venn diagrams
- 17.8 Enrichment: Union and intersection of sets
- 17.9 Enrichment: Integers
- 17.10 Enrichment: Adding and subtracting integers
- 17.11 Enrichment: Comparing integers
- 17.12 Enrichment: Multiplying and dividing integers
- 17.13 Using a calculator with integers
- 17.14 Enrichment: Coordinates
- Unit 17 check and summary

- Unit 18: Consumer/Business Mathematics
- 18.1 Profit and loss
- 18.2 Profit and loss as a percent
- 18.3 Problem solving
- 18.4 Simple interest
- 18.5 Value added tax
- 18.6 Hire purchase – buying on credit
- 18.7 Foreign exchange
- Unit 18 check and summary
- Assessment 9

- Final assessment 1
- Final assessment 2
- Final assessment 3
- Final assessment 4
- Final assessment 5
- Index
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- D
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- F
- G
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- Back Cover