# Isometric Drawings

Students learn how to draw three-dimensional shapes using isometric paper.  As learning progresses they are challenged to consider rotations of shapes and alternative perspectives.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to construct a cuboid to scale using isometric paper.
• Most students should be able to construct a rectilinear prism to scale using isometric paper.
• Some students should be able to construct any rectilinear solid to scale using isometric paper.

### Mr Mathematics Blog

#### Area of Compound Shapes

To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.  Therefore, I ask students to discuss in pairs a definition for the word compound and to extend it to include the shapes below.  As a result of their learning in science students agree that a compound can be defined […]

#### Priorities for the Spring Term

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#### Mutually Exclusive Outcomes and Events

I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.