# Bright Sparks Level 4 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 and place value
- Number and number words
- Place value and expanded form
- Patterns and sequences
- Number sequences and order
- Comparing and ordering numbers
- Place value to thousands
- Thousands – place and value
- Understanding thousands
- Larger numbers (Enrichment)
- Smaller numbers – tenths and hundredths (Enrichment)
- Unit 1 Check and summary
- Assessment 1

- Unit 2: Operations – addition
- Properties of addition
- Adding mentally
- Addition revision
- Regrouping 3-digit numbers twice
- Regrouping 4-digit numbers
- Estimating and adding several numbers
- Problem solving

- Unit 3: Operations – subtraction
- Subtraction facts
- Subtraction problem solving
- Subtracting from hundreds and thousands
- Regrouping
- Subtracting from zeroes
- Subtracting thousands with regrouping
- Subtracting from numbers with more than one zero
- Adding and subtraction problem solving
- Fact families – addition and subtraction
- Rounding to the nearest 10 or 100
- Rounding to the nearest 1000
- Estimation in problem solving
- Units 2 and 3 Check and summary
- Assessment 2

- Unit 4: Operations – multiplication
- Times tables
- Practice multiplying
- Multiplying by 6
- Multiplying by 7
- More multiplying by 7
- Multiplying by 8
- More multiplying by 8
- Multiplying by 9
- The identity property
- Multiplying by 10
- Multiplying by multiples of 10
- Multiplication models and strategies
- Multiplying by 2-digit numbers
- Unit 4 Check and summary

- Unit 5: Operations – division
- Dividing by 2, 3, 4 and 5
- Dividing by 6
- Dividing a 3-digit number by 6
- Division problem solving
- Dividing by 7
- Days and weeks
- Adding weeks and days
- Subtracting weeks and days
- Multiplying weeks and days
- Dividing weeks and days
- Dividing by 8
- Problem solving
- Dividing by 9
- Problem solving
- Understanding remainders
- Fact families – multiplication and division
- Multiples and LCM
- Factors and GCF / HCF
- Unit 5 Check and summary
- Assessment 3

- Unit 6: Money
- Coins
- Combining notes and coins
- Shopping problems
- Estimating and calculating while shopping
- Adding and subtracting money
- Calculator – adding and subtracting
- Practice using a calculator
- Unit 6 Check and summary
- Assessment 4

- Unit 7: Geometry
- Lines and line segments
- Rays, lines and angles
- Congruence
- Line symmetry
- Line symmetry and reflections
- Rotational symmetry / tessellations
- Plane figures (2D)
- Polygons
- Making shapes
- Circles
- Solid shapes (3D)
- Unit 7 Check and summary
- Assessment 5

- Unit 8: Measurement
- Measuring and estimating length
- Estimating and rounding lengths
- Rounding lengths in centimetres
- Using millimetres
- Choosing units of length
- Capacity
- Mass – using scales
- Comparing mass
- Customary units of measurement
- Perimeter
- Perimeters of squares
- Perimeter of rectangles
- Problem solving with perimeter
- Area
- Finding area with half squares
- Calculating area
- Problem solving with area
- Unit 8 Check and summary
- Assessment 6

- Unit 9: Measurement – time
- Telling the time
- Understanding time
- Telling time in 5-minute intervals
- Telling time in minutes (Enrichment)
- Working with time mentally
- Elapsed time
- Adding time, renaming minutes
- Subtracting time, renaming hours
- Timetables
- Other units of time
- Unit 9 Check and summary
- Assessment 7

- Unit 10: Fractions
- Naming fractions
- Fraction of a set
- Problem solving
- Comparing fractions
- Equivalent fractions
- Equivalency and renaming
- Practice writing equivalent fractions
- Calculating to rename fractions
- Comparing – unlike denominators
- Writing fractions in their lowest terms
- Adding fractions with like denominators
- Adding fractions with unlike denominators
- Subtracting fractions
- Subtracting fractions with unlike denominators
- Adding and subtracting fractions
- Decimal fractions – tenths
- Unit 10 Check and summary
- Assessment 8

- Unit 11: Statistics and data
- Sets
- Venn diagrams (Enrichment)
- Pictographs
- Bar graphs
- Frequency tables – tally charts
- Unit 11 Check and summary
- Assessment 9

- Final assessment 1
- Final assessment 2
- Index
- A
- B
- C
- D
- E
- F
- G
- H
- I
- K
- L
- M
- N
- O
- P
- Q
- R
- S
- T
- U
- V
- W
- Z

- Back Cover