Time for New Mentals - Year 6 is the last in a series of seven books that addresses the Year 6 Level descriptions and sections of the new Mathematics curriculum. This book reinforces the concept and activities introduced in the strands found in its perfect partner Time for Maths - Year 6. The book can also be used for homework or extension.
When this book is used in parallel with Time for New Maths - Year 6, a solid meaningful understanding in Number and Place Value, Patterns and Algebra, Using Units of Measurement along with Interpreting and Representing Data will be achieved by the child. In addition the child will learn the language of mathematics so the processes and concepts become more enriching as he/she moves from topic to topic.
Time for New Mentals -
Year 6 is a fully contained program that parallels the new Australian F-10 Mathematics Curriculum. Answers to all activities are provided at the end of the book for the teacher or parent. This support and knowledge will help the child develop understanding and build confidence with mathematics.
While the book is a valuable extension, reinforcement and builder of mathematics skills in the classroom, it is also an ideal learning tool for use at home.
Message to Parents - A child using Time for New Mentals - Year 6 helps develop an understanding of mathematical concepts - a parent should resist the temptation to actually provide answers but support and assist when necessary.
As a parent you help your child learn everyday. This book provides activities to help develop concepts, processes and proficiencies needed for the development of mathematics, which parents can assist with as the child moves from unit to unit.
At all times encourage and praise each units performance by the child. Help by checking answers, but remember the understanding of mathematical concepts develop over time with practice.
Enjoy, encourage and praise your child’s work at home as he/she moves towards mastering the proficiencies and understanding of mathematics. This book provides activities to enable parents to help develop the child’s concepts, processes and skills.Images shown accurately depict our books, some have been slightly altered for illustration purpose only.