Macmillan Education
Bright Sparks Level 6 Student's Book
Laurie Sealy
Bright Sparks Level 6 Student's Book
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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.

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
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