Math – Logical Thinking


Session II – Syllabus

Week One:

24Game Activity

Project: How Should He Train?

Week Two:

24Game Activity

Project: Buying Souvenir

Week Three:

24Game Activity

Project: Which Is the Better Buy?

Week Four:

24Game Activity

Project: Should Lucy Join the Book Club?

Week Five:

24Game Activity

Project: Setting Up a Garden

Week Six:

24Game Activity

Project: Decorating the House

Week Seven:

24Game Activity

Project: Planning a Vacation

Week Eight:

24Game Competition

Additional Resources

24® game: https://www.24game.com/

Goals and objectives:

Each lesson starts with a game called 24® game and is followed by practicing math skills to play the game. The object of the game is to make the number 24 from the four numbers on a game card by using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. All four numbers on the card must be used only once. The 24 game is an excellent math game that challenges students to develop accuracy and quick thinking.

Each lesson also has a real-life math project to solve in teams. Students will find connections between math and real-life problems and learn to apply the math concepts and skills to solving every day, real-life problems.

Session 1  –  Syllabus

Goals and Objectives:

  • Students will learn the most effective techniques to be able to solve most 9×9 Sudoku puzzles.
  • Students will sharpen their logical thinking and problem solving skills.

Week One:

  • Rules of Sudoku
  • The “1 through 9s” technique
  • Row eliminating and column eliminating
  • Pencil marking technique

Week Two:

  • Review the techniques from the previous lesson
  • More exercises

Week Three:

  • Candidate-checking method

Week Four:

  • Variations of “1 through 9s” technique
  • Locked-double  

Week Five:

  • More Locked-double  

Week Six:

  • Revisit the Candidate-checking method and Place-finding method
  • The traditional Markup method and why it’s not recommended

Week Seven:

  • Trial and error

Week Eight:

  • Competition

 

Additional Resources:

Free printable Sudoku puzzles: http://www.puzzles.ca/sudoku.html