# Year 8 Term 2

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# Year 8 Term 2

##### Shape
Interactive Lessons

## Area of Triangles and Composite Shapes

Progressing on from finding the area of a triangle students calculate the area of composite shapes made up of tr...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Calculations with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students apply their learning with fractions and mixed numbers to solve a wide range of calculations with fracti...
##### Shape
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## Composite Area of 2D Shapes

Students learn how to find the composite area of 2D shapes involving triangles, rectangles, trapezia and paralle...
##### Handling Data
Interactive Lessons

## Construct and Interpret Pie Charts

Students learn how to construct a pie chart from a frequency table.  As learning progresses they compare sets of...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Dividing Mixed Numbers and Top-Heavy Fractions

Students learn about dividing mixed numbers and top-heavy fractions using visual and written methods.At the ...
##### Number
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## Dividing with Fractions using Visual Methods

Year 8 maths lesson where students learn about dividing with fractions using visual methods.  Learning progresse...
##### Handling Data
Interactive Lessons

## Draw and Interpret Line Graphs

Using real life data students learn how to draw and interpret line graphs. As learning progresses students learn...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Multiplying Mixed Numbers and Top-Heavy Fractions

Students learn how to calculate the product of mixed numbers and top heavy fractions using cross-simplifying.  A...
##### Number
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## Multiplying with Fractions

Year 8 maths lesson on multiplying with fractions.  Students learn how to calculate the product of two fractions...
##### Handling Data
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## Plotting and Interpreting Continuous Bar Charts

Students learn how to illustrate and interpret a set of continuous data using bar charts.  Population pyramids a...
##### Handling Data
Interactive Lessons

## Scatter Graphs and Correlation

Students learn how to describe relationships between two variables and illustrate them using scatter graphs. Sca...
##### Shape
Interactive Lessons

## Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids

Students learn how to find the surface area of cubes and cuboids using nets and 3D drawings.  As learning progre...
##### Shape
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## Surface Area of Prisms

Students use net drawings and 3D representations to calculate the surface area of prisms made from parallelogram...

### Mr Mathematics Blog

#### Sharing an Amount to a Given Ratio

There are three common methods for sharing an amount to a given ratio.  Depending on the age group and ability range I am teaching I would choose one approach over the other two. The three methods are: Using fractions Unitary method Using a table In this blog I will demonstrate each of the three methods […]

#### Plotting Scatter Graphs and Understanding Correlation

To introduce plotting scatter graphs and understanding correlation I ask students to think about the relationships between different variables and to describe how they might be related. Here's my starter activity which students discuss in pairs then present to me on mini-whiteboards. When the students have had time to discuss the matching pairs we talk […]

#### Plotting Quadratic Graphs on Cartesian Axes

In recent examiner reports it is noted how important it is for students to understand the properties of a parabola  when plotting quadratic graphs on Cartesian axes.  Students who have a secure understanding of parabolas can use them to correct miscalculated values in their table of results and are more likely to attain full marks […]