Interactive Lessons

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Interactive Lessons

Shape
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3D Shapes and Prisms

Students learn about 3D shapes and prisms using their cross section, faces, vertices and number of edges.  More ...
Number
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Adding and Subtracting in Standard form

Students learn how to use non-calculator methods to solve addition and subtraction problems involving standard f...
Number
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Adding Fractions using a Fraction Wall

Students learn how to add fractions with different denominators using equivalent fraction diagrams.  As learning...
Number
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Addition and Subtraction with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students learn how to perform addition and subtraction with fractions and mixed numbers.  As learning progresses...
Number
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Addition with Decimal Numbers

Students learn how to perform addition with decimal numbers using place value and the column method.  Number pyr...
Number
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Addition with Negative Numbers

Students learn how to perform addition with negative numbers  Later in the lesson they are challenged to work wi...
Shape
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Alternate and Interior Angles in Parallel Lines

Students learn how to recognise and calculate alternate and interior angles in parallel lines.  As learning prog...
Number
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Alternative Number Systems

Students investigate alternative number systems including the Roman and Egyptian systems.  Less able students cr...
Shape
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Applying Circle Theorems Involving Tangents

Students learn about applying circle theorems involving tangents to solve complex problems.  The alternate segme...
Shape
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Applying Multiple Circle Theorems

Students learn about applying multiple circle theorems to solve complex problems. The relevant circle theorems a...
Shape
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Area of Composite Shapes

Students learn how to find the area of composite shapes.  Learning progresses from counting the squares inside t...
Shape
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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...
Handling Data
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Averages using the Median and Mode

Students learn about averages using the median and mode.  As learning progresses they use the averages to compar...
Shape
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Bisecting an Angle

Students learn how to construct an angle bisector using a pair of compasses and ruler.  As learning progresses t...
Handling Data
Interactive Lessons

Calculating a Probability from Sample Space Diagrams

Students learn how to create a sample space diagram to find the probability of two or more events. As learning p...
Number
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Calculating a Repeated Percentage Change

Students learn how to calculate a repeated percentage change using decimal multipliers.  As learning progresses ...

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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 […]