







This resource is a collection of manipulative activities for the upper elementary grades (Gr. 46). They consist of one activity for each of the three grades and for each of 7 different manipulatives; Geometric Solids, Base Ten Blocks, Geoboards, Colour Tiles, Tangrams and Blocks & Cubes.

AUTHOR(S): Craig Loewen




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.

AUTHOR(S): Natasha Glydon




This is an 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 fifth edition of the newsletter is geometry. Mr. Z describes an activity that he uses to help students remember the definitions of geometric shapes.

AUTHOR(S): Stephen Zabolotney




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.

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




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. This issue focuses of patterning and algebra. Here Shelly discusses how she introduces patterning in kindergarten and grade 1 through the use of colours, shapes and sizes.

AUTHOR(S): Shelley Sauter




This Stewart Resource unit deals with introducing the concept of patterning into the primary classroom. The unit provides a 10 day scope of learning objectives and the activites for each of the 10 days. Also included is activity suggestions for integrating this theme into other subjects.

AUTHOR(S): Alice Hanlin and Brian Amundrud




A unit filled with activities which provide many of ideas for integrating Plane Geometry into the elementary classroom. There are lots of hands on activities with manipulatives and real experiences. Activity lesson plans include Objectives, Materials, Directions and Extentions. Bibliography of resources used for compiling this unit is also included.

AUTHOR(S): Carol Lockhart




Help student discovery the relationship between surface area and volume through various activities. Once concept is attained, follow up with activities on where the surface area to volume ratio is found in the real world.

AUTHOR(S): Janice Cotcher




A huge collection of activities and resources on the subject of our seas and oceans and the animals that live there. Includes activities in Mathematics, Science, Research and Language Arts. Other resources are Internet links, magazine and book listings, audio and visual references.

AUTHOR(S): Sherri Allen
