Kjartan Poskitt, author of the Murderous Maths series uses mind boggling tricks and puzzles to reveal the fun side of maths.
If you only do one thing
We know time is tight, so here is just one activity you could do with your class before or after watching the broadcast.
Book poster Exa 3-02a, Eng 3-27a
Ask your pupils to imagine that Kjartan Poskitt has asked them to produce an advertisement for The Murderous Maths of Everything. The advert can take the form of a poster, and should include the following things:
- Persuasive techniques to encourage readers to buy the book (Teachit has a good sheet with examples of these(this will open in a new window))
Pupils must remember to take account of purpose and audience.