Four printable MATHS puzzles based on the topics of Numbers and Sets suitable for secondary students. This Tarsia puzzle booklet contains 16 pages of no-prep editable worksheets for your students to practice their problem solving skills and consolidate their knowledge on this topic.
Each Tarsia puzzle comes complete with:
- A scrambled puzzle worksheet ready to print for students
- Optional placeholder template which can be used to help differentiate downwards.
- Answer sheet for the teacher 🙂
Students love this engaging and entertaining style of learning. Tarsia puzzles are a great way to reinforce learning on a topic or to assess learning either before starting a topic or after teaching a topic.
**Contents of Tarsia Puzzle Set **
☞ 1 x Higher Ability Puzzle
☞ 1 x Middle ability Puzzle
☞ 1 x Lower Ability Puzzle Topic 1
☞ 1 x Lower Ability Puzzle Topic 2
☞ 4 x Completed Answer Puzzle Sheet
☞ 1 x Set of three blank templates for students to make their own puzzles
How could you use it?
Assess prior knowledge
As a class based activity / team activity
An educational ‘treat ’ for your students.
Edit the Tarsia puzzles and make your own differentiated version and add school logo etc
Have students create their own version for homework or as part of a project
Teacher Top Tip
Laminate a department/ class set and you can use them year after year or across all classes…
What is a Tarsia puzzle?
Think of it as a puzzle or even a more complicated version of playing snap or pairs but instead of the information being the same students are matching key terms with definitions or dates with events or equations, etc
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