







This is a collection of Aboriginal games that teachers can use to integrate culture into Mathematics lessons. The mathematical content includes patterns and relations, probability, data management, numbers and operations, problem solving, critical thinking, and geometry. Students will have fun with the games while they apply their mathematical knowledge.

AUTEUR(S): Compiled by Karen Arnason, Mhairi(Vi) Maeers, Judith McDonald and Harley...




Larry designed this kit as a project in a mathematics methods class. In it he describes ten activities that result in the construction of a garden shed. The project is geared to students in grades 8 and 9. In constructing the shed students are required to perform geometric measurements, calculate/estimate materials and costs, understand scale in the reading of blueprints and perform many problem solving activities.

AUTEUR(S): Larry Penner




A collection of activities which deal with geometry concepts. Debbie has gathered these activities from various sources and used them in her middle years classroom.

AUTEUR(S): Debbie Penner




This is the lead article in the sixth edition of Ideas and Resources for Teachers of Mathematics, a newsletter published by the Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers' Society. The topic of the sixth edition of the newsletter is geometry and in this article Vi discusses geometry and problem solving.

AUTEUR(S): Mhairi (Vi) Maeers




A collection of lessons which cover the topic of plane Geometry. Lessons introduce the Cartesian Grid, plotting points, graphing lines, Slope, Y intercepts and more. Lessons include objectives, assignments, CELs and instructional guidelines. Quesions for an open book quiz are also included.

AUTEUR(S): Murray Bruce




A mathematical role play using Lake and Island Boards where studentsplan to move from Jabberwocky to their new planet "New Jabberwocky". Activitiesincluded discussions and analysis about climate, population, distance, area and perimeter.

AUTEUR(S): Lisa Workman




This unit illustrates the integration of mathematics (geometry in particular) and visual arts by using the work of M.C. Escher.

AUTEUR(S): Diane Hanson




This article discusses some of the many ways in which math is used in agriculture. It considers specific agriculture processes, as well as a variety of math concepts.

AUTEUR(S): Natasha Glydon




This is an article in the eighth edition of Ideas and Resources for Teachers of Mathematics, a newsletter published by the Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers' Society. The topic of the eighth edition of the newsletter is "Real World Problem Solving". This article, written by a grade nine student, describes the mathematics involved in making a cone shaped hopper bottom for a grain bin.

AUTEUR(S): Andrew Hennings




This middle level unit contains objectives, student activities and assessment checklists on the topics of measurement, perimeter and area.

AUTEUR(S): Greg Brososky and Michael Neufeld




This one of the articles in the seventh edition of Ideas and Resources for Teachers of Mathematics, a newsletter published by the Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers' Society. The focuses of this issue is patterning and algebra. In this article Ed explores the questions  Is it possible to introduce algebraic concepts to the middle level student without invoking uneasiness and fear? and
 How are we able to develop an algebraic mind set which will lead to successful algebraic abstraction at the secondary level?
Included are samples of students' solutions to problems which are based on the discovery and analysis of patterns.

AUTEUR(S): Ed Bourassa




This is the lead article in the seventh edition of Ideas and Resources for Teachers of Mathematics, a newsletter published by the Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers' Society. The topic of the sixth edition of the newsletter is petterning and algebra. In this article Vi and Rick introduce the concept of pattern through some ideas from literature and through a recent 'pattern' experience.

AUTEUR(S): Mhairi (Vi) Maeers and Rick Seaman




Liliane Gauthier has written a collection of performance stations for mathematics, grades 6, 7, 8 and 9. Many of the stations have been designed as assessment tools for the Saskatchewan curriculum but teachers may choose to use them as introductory activities, practice activities or centre activities. This document contain a description of performance stations and how they might be used for performance assessment. To go directly to the performance stations select a grade level from grade 6 , grade 7, grade 8 and grade 9.

AUTEUR(S): Liliane Gauthier




A student wrote to Quandaries and Queries looking for tips for a research project he had to write on the Pythagorean theorem. The reply from Jack and Walter has some good ideas that some teachers may find useful.

AUTEUR(S): Jack LeSage and Walter Whiteley




In this grades 7 to 9 activity students make measurements of their school and then construct a scale drawing.

AUTEUR(S): Lesley Boulanger
