This Mi8/Mi2 Towers PDF Download helps children to explore positive and negative numbers in the context of an office block with floors above and below ground.
Description: This set of Mi8/Mi2 Towers are designed to help explore negative numbers in a context. The original idea comes from the Number Fun video, ‘The Search for M’, in which Number Bond 006/004 travels up and down the escalator in search of the mysterious character named ‘M’. See video link below.
Pages 2: 10 floors above and below ground
Pages 3: 20 floors above and below ground
Pages 4 & 5: +10 to -10 Display Towers
Ideas for Use: Complete, Print and Manipulate!
1) Display – pages 4 and 5 are designed to create an instant display of the Mi8/Mi2 towers. Print and trim as appropriate. The small images of Number Bond can be placed onto the display too.
2) Interactive Whiteboard – take a screenshot and manipulate within your presentations.
3) Games e.g. ‘The Search for M’ – see instructions on the introduction page.