The first four in the series of Mental Arithmetic Speed Tests are now amalgamated.
Do one a week or all in one week - a super starter to your lesson - each question allows the student 20 seconds to answer the question.
The tests could also be conducted in pairs or larger groups.
Even though these tests are aimed at Grades 5 - 8; who is to say they cannot be utilised lower down as enrichment for a particularly 'good at math' group of boys and girls.
Week 5 to follow shortly and then 5 - 8 will be amalgamated. If you can't wait until then, go ahead and download the first in the series which is now for free ...
These tests have been tried and tested successfully with Grade 5 - 8 students and have also been used as a group exercise/competition in the classroom.
They normally take about 20 minutes to complete, i.e. the actual test - the explanation of strategies to make quick calculations and/or self marking of the test.
The teacher can extend the time for the showing of each slide and/or adapt certain questions ...