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Which subject | Mathematics |

What topic | Fun facts about numbers |

What length (min) | 30 |

What age group | Doesn't matter |

Class size | 20 |

What curriculum | |

Include full script | |

Check previous homework | |

Ask some students to presents their homework | |

Add a physical break | |

Add group activities | |

Include homework | |

Show correct answers | |

Prepare slides | |

Number of slides | 5 |

Create fill-in cards for students | |

Create creative backup tasks for unexpected moments |

Objectives:

- Introduce students to interesting and fun facts about numbers
- Encourage students to appreciate the beauty and universal nature of mathematics
- Enhance students' numeracy skills through exploring different patterns and concepts within mathematics

Materials:

- Whiteboard and markers
- Printed handouts of fun facts about numbers
- Calculator

Lesson Structure:

Step # | Step Title | Length | Details |
---|---|---|---|

1 | Introduction | 5 min | Greet students and explain the lesson's objectives. |

2 | Warm-up activity | 5 min | Write the following number pattern on the board: 2, 4, 6, 8... Ask students to guess the next two digits. |

3 | Fun fact presentation | 10 min | Hand out the printed fun facts, such as historical and cultural significant numbers, and guide them through the presentation. |

4 | Group Discussion | 5 min | Divide students into groups of 4 and have them discuss the most interesting facts they learned and how they relate to math. |

5 | Interactive activity | 5 min | Ask students to use the calculator to write the number 0.99999… as a fraction and explain why it is equal to 1. |

6 | Conclusion and Homework | 5 min | Summarize what students learned and hand out the homework. Homework will be collected, checked, and graded without presentation. |

National curriculum: This lesson corresponds to the national curriculum by strengthening students' numeracy skills and exposing them to various mathematical concepts and patterns. The fun facts about numbers also help broaden students' understanding of the cultural and historical significance of mathematics.

Homework: Hand out a worksheet with some interesting problems involving number concepts learned in class, such as calculating the sum of the first 1000 prime numbers or finding the golden ratio using Fibonacci numbers. Homework will be collected, checked, and graded without presentation.

Assessment: Students will be assessed through their participation in the group discussion, their ability to answer the calculator activity and the homework assignment.