# Max Maths, Year 3, Work Book, Sorting according to two criteria using Venn diagram

## Maths Resource Description

In the Max Maths Year 3 Workbook, students are provided with an engaging exercise to sort items according to two criteria using Venn diagrams. Practice 3 presents a fun challenge where students must categorize the names of Max Maths characters based on two conditions: names that start with the letter 'M' and names that are 5 letters long. Students are given a list of names including Samir, Rohan, Padma, Jade, Maya, Percy, Toby, Han, and Majid, and they must determine the correct placement of each name within the Venn diagram based on the given criteria.

The activity extends beyond character names, as students are also asked to sort various fractions into a Venn diagram with the criteria 'Fractions less than 1' and 'Fractions with 4 as a denominator'. They are presented with fractions such as 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 1/10, 2/2, 3/4, 5/4, 12/10, 7/4, and 8/3, and must thoughtfully consider where each fraction belongs in the diagram. To deepen their understanding, students are prompted to explain the reasoning behind the placement of specific fractions like 1/3, 5/4, and 4/4, ensuring they grasp the concepts of value and denominator in relation to the categorization criteria.