The Wits Maths Connect Secondary project is excited to share with you 10 worksheets that involve point plotting and a whole lot more. The materials are pitched at Grade 9 level but there are ideas that would be useful for Grade 10 too because of the links to functions.
We have called the pack #operation-sign because we believe that the distinction between sign and operation lies at the heart of what makes it difficult to learn and to teach negative numbers. Our research shows that way too many Grade 9s are struggling with negative numbers and this hampers their ability to make sense of algebra.
I have been blessed with amazing animals in my life. From the laziest bulldogs, slobbering all over the place, to the most aloof cats sparing affection only when they deem it deserved. Then there is Dolly. And there is something different about her. She’s been with us for just over a year now, and has passed on some invaluable life lessons. Amazingly, without needing to be taught. Just natural wisdom about presence, love, openness and friendship.
Easing anxiety is a journey, potentially a never-ending one. And I can’t necessarily claim that I have defeated the beast. But I have realised it holds you back (needlessly). And it is intimately related to your lifestyle. So I have drawn up my own plan of action – let’s call it the four pillars of wellness (according to Jedd). They seem simple, but with the volume of thoughts swimming around my mind, it’s useful to have a reminder handy. I hope they can help you too.