Interactive Lessons

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Interactive Lessons

Calculating Fractions of an Amount

Students learn about calculating fractions of an amount using both diagrams and written methods.The start of...

Calculating Probabilities from Two-Way Tables

Students learn how to calculate a probability from a two-way table.  As learning progresses students learn how t...

Calculating Speed, Distance and Time

Using ratio notation students learn how to calculate the speed when given distance and time.  As learning progre...

Calculating the Hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle

Students learn about calculating the hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle using Pythagoras' Theorem.  Using Py...

Calculations with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students apply their learning with fractions and mixed numbers to solve a wide range of calculations with fracti...

Changing the Subject of a Formula

Students learn about changing the subject of a formula using the balance method.  As learning progresses they us...

Comparing Fractions with Different Denominators

Using a fraction wall and equivalent fractions students learn about comparing fractions with different denominat...

Comparing Positive and Negative Numbers

Students learn about comparing positive and negative numbers and calculating the difference between the two.  Th...

Comparing Stem and Leaf Diagrams

Students learn about comparing stem and leaf diagrams using the median average and range.  As students progress ...

Comparing the Probability of Events

Students learn about comparing the probability of events using fractions on a probability scale.At the start...

Comparing the size of numbers

Students learn about comparing the size of numbers using the place value table.  They use greater and less than ...

Composite Area of 2D Shapes

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

Construct and Interpret Pie Charts

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

Constructing Triangles using Compasses and Protractors

Students learn how about constructing triangles using compasses and protractors using SSS, SAS and ASA.  As lear...

Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages

>Using the place value table and equivalent fractions students learn about converting between fractions, deci...

Corresponding Angles in Parallel Lines

Year 8 mathematics lesson where students learn how to recognise and calculate corresponding angles in parallel l...

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Rounding to a significant figure

When I teach rounding to a significant figure, I ask the class to discuss in pairs or small groups a definition for the word significant.  It is a word that all the students have heard before but not all are able to define. After 2 or 3 minutes of conversation I ask the students to […]

Calculating Instantaneous Rates of Change

When calculating instantaneous rates of change students need to  visualise the properties of the gradient for a straight line graph.   I use the starter activity to see if they can match four graphs with their corresponding equations. The only clue is the direction and steepness of the red lines in relation to the blue line […]

Converting Between Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Fractions, decimals and percentages are ways of showing a proportion of something.  Any fraction can be written as a decimal, and any decimal can be written as a percentage.  In this blog I discuss how to use the place value table and equivalent fractions to illustrate how fractions, decimals and percentages are connected. You can […]