Properties of 2D shapes introduces students to key vocabulary used to describe the uniqe properties of 2D and 3D shapes. This is a prerequisite unit before moving on to drawing 3D shapes in Term 2 of Year 9. Learning progresses from describing 2D shapes to performing basic transformations such as rotations, enlargements, translations and reflections.
How to introduce the sin, cos and tan trigonometric identities.
How to teach calculating the original amount after a percentage change.
The importance of the range when comparing comparing datasets.