# Mistercorzi's Shop

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 Fun resources for the mathematics classroom featuring puzzles, investigations and other challenging activities. Many of these activities open up opportunities for further investigation .

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In the first activity students complete the given factor trees. Further activities involve students creating similarly structured factor trees for further numbers then differently structured trees for all the previous numbers. Suggestions are made
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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These two puzzles involve the student cutting out a set of tetromino or pentomino shapes with numbers on them. The task is to reconstruct a magic square using the pieces. A teachers guide suggests various approaches to the puzzle, one of which
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Numbers
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
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Completion of this cross-number puzzle involves evaluation of algebraic expressions involving squaring and the use of brackets. Most of the calculations can be performed without the use of a calculator. Students should be encouraged to only use a
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Order of Operations
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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Two cross-number puzzles are provided in this resource. The main aim is for students to learn to read and write numbers using the Roman numeral system. To complete these puzzles the student will need to translate numbers from the Roman numeral
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Latin
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
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Students use the cut-out sheet to make a set of 12 pentominoes. This puzzle pack has 20 shape templates. Each shape can be created using all 12 pentominoes. The shapes are themed as rectangles (including squares) with holes in them. The Teacher's
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
\$6.00
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This resource consists of two cross-number puzzles suitable for Grade 5 upwards. Geometric diagrams are given illustrating the first few triangular numbers. To solve both puzzles the student will need to calculate particular triangular numbers, The
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Numbers
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
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To complete this cross-number puzzle students will be required to learn to recognise traditional Chinese number characters and to understand the place value system (base 10) that the Chinese use. A teacher's guide gives the necessary background and
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Chinese
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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To complete this cross-number puzzle students are required to translate familiar arabicnumbers into Chinese character numbers and to write these characters in the grid. A teacher's guide gives the necessary background and possible approaches. The
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Chinese
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
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This worksheet introduces a novel 'numeric language' using 'reverse notation'. The digits 6, 7, 8 and 9 are banned. The allowed digits may be written in reverse (mirror image). Students should be given time to explore the given examples to see if
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
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This Cross-Number puzzle involves the use of a novel 'reverse notation' or 'looking glass arithmetic'. Students should be encouraged to investigate and discover rules for adding and subtracting digimirror numbers.A detailed teacher's guide is
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
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Students are required to solve simple linear equations then write the value of the solution in the crossword grid. The nature of the task encourages students to check their solutions.The teacher's guide gives some advice concerning strategies. The
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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This worksheet investigates a simple number recurrence algorithm: if it's odd multiply by 3 then add 1 but if it's even then halve, repeat. Students use the algorithm to complete missing numbers on the sheet. Very detailed background is given in the
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
\$4.00
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Students are required to solve linear equations and then to write the value of the solution in the crossword grid. All equations have variables on both sides. The nature of the task encourages students to check their solutions. The teacher's guide
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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Students have to evaluate a set of linear expressions given the values of the variables. Answers are entered numerically in the appropriate place in the cross-number puzzle grid.A teacher's guide is supplied and the answers are given.[Algebraic
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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Diagrams of incomplete factor trees are given. Students have to complete these.There is an extra puzzle task given in the Teacher's guide for those that complete this worksheet early. The answers are supplied.
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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Diagrams of incomplete factor trees are given for the student to complete. There are then follow-on tasks exploring the fact that one number may produce differently structured trees. In the Teacher's guide an investigation is outlined based on the
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
\$4.00
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This is a cross-number puzzle that requires Web searches to find the necessary information.Much of it involves finding information about special numbers e.g. Armstrong Numbers, Golden Primes, Repdigits, Vampire numbers and their Fangs, Tribonacci
Subjects:
Math, Other (Math)
Types:
Fun Stuff, Internet Activities, Webquests
\$4.00
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This resource consists of a cross-number puzzle whose solution involves the calculation of hexagonal numbers. Geometric diagrams are given for the first few hexagonal numbers. Students will then have to devise methods to calculate larger such
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Other (Math)
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
\$4.00
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This activity worksheet involves patterns of regularly increasing arrangements of dots. Students are required to calculate the number of dots in a given arrangement further along the pattern. They are then asked to generalise to “Pattern n”.A
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
\$4.00
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Students completing this cross-number puzzle are eventually required to calculate just over the first thirty Fibonacci and Lucas numbers. 'nth term' notation is used and recurrence relations are given. The calculations involved are addition,
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Numbers
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
\$4.00
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