# Bright Sparks Level 3 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: Patterns and numbers
- Counting in twos
- Counting in threes
- Counting in 5s
- Counting in 10s
- Number patterns
- Continuing sequences
- More number patterns
- Comparing numbers
- Equal numbers
- Comparing: practical situations
- Sets
- Odd and even numbers
- Counting on: practical situations
- Working backwards
- Writing number words
- Ordinal numbers
- Unit 1 Check and summary
- Assessment 1

- Unit 2: Number
- Place value
- Value
- Value – expanded numbers
- Expanded numbers practice
- Rounding
- Rounding cents to the nearest ten
- Rounding to the nearest hundred
- Rounding to the nearest dollar
- Making ten
- Simple addition
- Algebra – missing addends
- Unit 2 Check and summary
- Assessment 2

- Unit 3: Operations – addition and subtraction
- Addition – regrouping tens
- Addition – regrouping tens in 3-digit numbers
- Subtraction review
- Algebra – missing numbers
- Subtraction with 2-digit numbers
- Practise regrouping
- Subtraction with regrouping
- Subtraction with hundreds – regrouping tens
- Subtraction practice
- Addition and subtraction practice
- Fact families for + and -
- Problem solving
- Unit 3 Check and summary
- Assessment 3

- Unit 4: Operations – multiplication
- Calculator fun
- Multiplication – times
- 2-digit multiplication
- Multiplication with regrouping
- Multiplying by 3
- Multiplying by 4
- Multiplying – regrouping to hundreds
- Multiplying by 5
- Multiplying by 10
- Multiplying using arrays
- Multiplying 6, 7, 8 and 9 (Enrichment)
- Problem solving
- Unit 4 Check and summary

- Unit 5: Operations – division
- Division as sharing
- Division as grouping
- Dividing a 2-digit number by 2
- Dividing with a remainder
- Dividing by 2 – regrouping tens
- Problem solving
- More regrouping tens
- Dividing by 3
- Dividing a 2-digit number by 3
- Mixed problems
- Dividing by 3 with a remainder
- Dividing by 4
- Dividing by 5
- Dividing by 4 and 5 using columns
- Dividing by 4 and 5 with a remainder
- Fact families for × and ÷
- Unit 5 Check and summary
- Assessment 4

- Unit 6: Money
- Money overview
- Finding the total – coins
- Drawing coins
- Finding the total – notes
- Writing sums of money
- Drawing change and totals
- Shopping practice
- Spending money
- Making change from $10 or $20
- Practice making change
- Larger notes
- Rounding cents to the nearest dollar
- Calculator activities – money
- Unit 6 Check and summary
- Assessment 5

- Unit 7: Geometry
- Congruence
- Lines of symmetry
- Drawing symmetrical shapes
- Lines and angles
- Right angles
- Plane shapes (2D)
- Identifying plane shapes (2D)
- Solid shapes (3D)
- Solid shapes – cylinders and spheres
- Solid shapes – properties
- Solid shapes in the environment
- Unit 7 Check and summary

- Unit 8: Measurement
- Distance
- Practical measurement
- Estimating and measuring distance
- Practice with distance
- Capacity
- Practice with capacity
- Mass
- Practical activity: mass
- Customary and metric units (Enrichment)
- Temperature
- Unit 8 Check and summary
- Assessment 6

- Unit 9: Measurement – perimeter and area
- Perimeter
- Measuring perimeter
- Perimeter – practical situations
- Area
- Area in cm2
- Area practice
- Assessment 7

- Unit 10: Measurement – time
- Making clocks
- Writing the time
- Quarter past the hour
- Quarter to the hour
- Writing quarter to
- Practice
- Understanding time in practical terms
- Calendar: months
- More calendar and time
- Units 9 and 10 Check and summary

- Unit 11: Statistics
- Collecting information from interviews
- Pictographs
- Collecting information from observations
- Making a table
- Block graphs
- Making a block graph
- Reading bar graphs (Enrichment)
- Making a bar graph
- Assessment 8

- Unit 12: Fractions
- Parts of a whole
- Part of a group
- Part of a set
- Equivalency
- Comparing fractions
- Ordering fractions
- Adding fractions
- Adding and subtracting fractions (Enrichment)
- Units 11 and 12 Check and summary
- Assessment 9

- Final assessments
- Self-check progress graph
- Index
- Back Cover