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Extending Great Squares

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Why do this problem?

It acts as a further extension to Grrrrreat Squares. It's an activity that is intended to give opportunities for those pupils to explore deeply using their intuition, flair and risk-taking skills.

Possible approach

As this is designed for the highest attaining, it might be presented as on the website or in a one-to-one situation, encouraging discussion between adult and pupil.  It may well be that choosing just one of the five pictures and staying with that for a considerable investigational time is the best way to use the activity. 

Key questions

Tell me about this/your thinking.