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#### Year 4 'Secret Agent Co-ordinate Training' Lesson (Complete Lesson with ppt, plan and resources)

Year 4 lesson on co-ordinates done in a fun and engaging way as ‘secret agent co-ordinate training’ with missions for the children to complete, infiltrating a pirate ring to crack a secret code to a treasure chest! I used the lesson for a job interview and was successful with fantastic feedback regarding this lesson! The class were a lower ability Year 4 class but this resource could easily be adapted to fit any ability year 4 class or even a more able year 3. Complete lesson including plan, PowerPoint, worksheets and resources. National curriculum objectives covered; -describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant -plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon

#### Loci Examples and Questions Booklet

I made this for teaching loci and what the common wording in exam questions means to KS3 classes. Ideally for use with a visualiser - first question as an example and the others are for the students to practice. I also used a Corbettmaths worksheet with the higher ability students to give questions in context which are available for free on the Corbettmaths website .

#### Bearings and distances. With answers. Scale Drawing.

In this activity students must use the map scale to find the distance between different cities both in kilometres and in miles. They will need ruler and protractor in order to find the bearing of a city from another one. It includes the answers. I hope you find it useful! Please rate this resource so I can improve as I go on!

#### Fully resourced lesson on geometric patterns is Islamic Art

Most suitable for key stage 3. Looks at geometry in Islamic Art. Students then create their designs using either compasses (higher groups) or isometric/square grids (may be better with lower groups). Probably good for end of module/term lesson Resources in the lesson gathered from all over the place, but thought it would be useful to have in one place as a single lesson.

#### Fully resourced lesson Bearings including back bearings

Lesson covers: measuring bearings drawing bearings back bearings Maps included and all answers in notebook file.

#### Draw and measure line segments

An introduction sheet for Year 7, designed for SEN pupils so may be completed quickly by other pupils.

#### SATs Bundle (Geometry)

Topic-focused SATs questions and fully-worked solutions for the GEOMETRY strand. Click 👉 tes.com/…/bundles… for booklet bundles of the other strands.&lt;hr&gt;I have put all my GEOMETRY booklets together in this one convenient download. I hope that this is helpful to you.&lt;hr&gt; The questions in these booklets are in the style of actual SATs questions and are designed to be printed as A4 or A5. KEY POINTS: I have provided full answers, with comments and working where helpful. I have maintained the style of the actual SATs questions so that students can become comfortable with the way that SATs questions are presented. Most of the questions are from actual SATs papers, but I have also added questions so that this resource matches the requirements the current curriculum better than the older resources that are still in common use (note that many of the older resources of this type contain questions on topics which are no longer examined). I have spent a lot of time arranging the questions so that there is a general increase in difficulty as students work through them, and so that they fit on the pages better – this means less wasted space and significant paper-saving when printing 😃 &lt;hr&gt;👍If you like this resource, then please rate it and/or leave a comment💬. If the rate-resource button on this page doesn’t work, then go to your ratings page by clicking 👉 www.tes.com/…/rate-resources…

#### Loci template worksheet

A basic template for a loci lesson where students can follow along with your examples on the board, e.g. loci around a point, around a shape etc.

#### Co-ordinates and grid referencing

5 Different worksheets on co-ordinates and grid referencing Game on grid referencing

#### Co-ordinates - Grids

Children have to make a letter on a co-ordinate grid

#### WW2 Bearings

Lesson based on saving London in the Blitz using bearings. Begins with a discussion about what the blitz was and how these planes navigated. Ends with an air raid siren as students have to race to calculate the bearing RAF planes from Manchester have to travel to London on to intercept them. Proved very popular with my Year 8 class!

#### Fortnite Bearings Fun

If you haven’t heard your students talking about Fortnite then where have you been? 45 million people play the shooter game Fortnite and I can’t stop the kids I teach from talking about it. This activity incorporates lots of different concepts: Ratios/Scales Bearings Speed, distance, time Pythagoras Area problem solving Edit and remove questions as you want. If you print at 100% the scale will be 1.5cm to 250m Otherwise you might have to give it a measure if you print to fit Also: The locations from the bearings are locations required for one of the challenges this season to get them even more engaged. Half my class have taken the work home to finish so they can gain in game rewards

#### Fortnite Battle Bearings

Worksheet created using the Fortnite map (thank you @nonbedford). The students have to get ‘within the storm’ thinking about distance, bearings and speed. The second page has a create your own challenge question. I used this with KS3 and 4, all classes enjoyed the activity. Any ideas with how it could be used please comment :D

#### Operation Bearings - Outdoor bearings activity

This is an adapted activity for practising bearings outdoors. Students are asked to use compasses on their phones to follow instructions on bearings. I had the students dropping a cone at each stage and trailing a piece of string behind them. Following correctly results in an arrow being formed on the ground, this can then lead to questioning like ‘we all started in different places, facing different ways, why are the arrows pointing the same way?’. They can then be extended to write their own instructions or story of bearings to follow. I found the original on a blog but with a photo of the worksheet, I re-wrote it, changed ‘clicks’ to ‘steps’ to work on a smaller scale and added an extension. I used this with a lower set year 9, but could also work with advanced year 7s through to weaker year 10s I think.

#### Nets of 3D solids

A complete lesson on drawing nets and visualising how they fold. The content has some overlap with a resource I have freely shared on the TES website for years, but has now been augmented and significantly upgraded,as well as being presented in a full, three-part lesson format. Activities included: Starter: A matching activity, where pupils match up names of solids, 3D sketches and nets. Main: A link to an online gogebra file (no software required) that allows you to fold and unfold various nets, to help pupils visualise. A question with an accurate, visual worked answer, where pupils make an accurate drawing of a cuboid’s net. Rather than answer lots of similar questions, pupils are then asked to compare answers with others and discuss whether their answers are different and/or correct. The same process with a triangular prism. A brief look at other prisms and a tetrahedron (the latter has the potential to be used to revise constructions if pupils have done them before, or could be briefly discussed as a future task, or left out) Then two activities with a different focus - the first looking at whether some given sketches are valid nets of cubes, the second about visualising which vertices of a net of a cube would meet when folded. Plenary: A brief look at some more elaborate nets, a link to a silly but fun net related video and a link to a second video, which describes a potential follow up or homework task. Printable worksheets and answers included where appropriate. Please review if you buy as any feedback is appreciated!

#### GCSE Bearings Exam Questios +mark scheme

GCSE Exam questions on Bearings using LOCI and Trig/Pytagoras

#### Constructing Triangles and other constructions presentation.

Presentation on constructions. Constructing triangles, perpendicular lines, etc

#### 7th Grade Math Triangles Guided Notes

These triangles guided Focus on drawing geometric shapes with given conditions, constructions of triangles and unique triangles. Students will calculate, explain, analyze and delve into geometry. Students writing sloppy notes? Improve their engagement and understanding of triangles with these common core aligned guided notes. Aligned to the common core, these guided notes work great as an introduction, reinforcement or review of the material. Formatted for back-to-back printing with page numbers. Teacher can create a packet for student organization. These in-depth guided notes contain: • 1 title page • 10 pages of guided notes • 2 pages of additional practice (12 problems) • 1 lined page for extra notes • Teaching Suggestions • Complete answer key

#### 7th Grade Math Scale Drawings Guided Notes

These scale drawings guided notes are aligned to the 7th grade common core state standards CCSS. Focus is placed on understanding scale, finding lengths and area of geometric figures and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. Students will calculate, explain, analyze and delve into geometry. Aligned to the common core, these guided notes work great as an introduction, reinforcement or review of the material. Formatted for back-to-back printing with page numbers. Teacher can create a packet for student organization. A ruler is needed to complete these guided notes These in-depth guided notes contain: • 1 title page • 6 pages of guided notes • 2 pages of additional practice (12 problems) • 1 lined page for extra notes • Complete answer key

#### Ultimate Maths Revision for Foundation and Higher

This is an ultimate revision guide for Maths covering Foundation and Higher topics. Use this powerpoint to get yourself ready for the exams.

#### Volume and surface area

Bundle includes: 6 lessons and 2 homeworks Lesson 1 - Area and perimeter Lesson 2 - Area and circumference of circles Lesson 3 - Volume of prisms Lesson 4 - Surface area of prisms Lesson 5 - Volume of spheres, cones and pyramids. Lesson 6 - Volume of compound shapes After this bundle of lessons students should not only be able to calculate volume and surface area of a vast amount of shapes. They will also gain a deeper understanding of area, perimeter, volume and surface area. Please review and follow For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25

#### Surface area of prisms lesson

Lesson includes Title, date, objective, success criteria, key words Starter Discussion task Definitions and examples AfL quick fire questions Differentiated worksheet and solutions Accessible for lower ability and challenge high ability Plenary FUSE Please review and follow For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25

#### Volume of prisms - including cylinders lesson

Lesson includes Title, date, objective, success criteria, key words Starter Discussion task Definitions and examples AfL whiteboard Differentiated worksheet with solutions Accessible for lower ability and challenge high ability Plenary FUSE Please review and follow For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25

#### Ratios in the form 1 to n, with a World Cup twist

A complete lesson on putting ratios in the form 1 to n, and some applications of this (for scale drawing and maps). Assumes pupils have already learned how to generate equivalent ratios and simplify ratios - see my other resources for a lesson on these topics. Activities included: Starter: A set of questions to recap simplifying a ratio. Main: Examples and a quick set of questions on writing a ratio in the form 1:n A bingo activity to further consolidate the same skill. Slides/examples to show how the form 1:n is useful for creating or interpreting scale drawings and maps. A nice activity on the theme of this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Pupils (rather optimistically) look at a possible route to the final for England, and the air miles the team will amass if they get there (by measuring and interpreting a map of Russia). Plenary: A final question, also on a football theme, looking at another use for the form 1:n Printable worksheets and answers included. Please review if you buy as any feedback is appreciated!

#### Bearings

A complete lesson on introducing 3-figure bearings. Activities included: Starter: A quick set of questions to remind pupils of supplementary angles. Main: A quick puzzle to get pupils thinking about compass points. Slides to introduce compass points, the compass and 3-figure bearings. Examples and questions for pupils to try on finding bearings fro m diagrams. A set of worksheets with a progression in difficulty, from correctly measuring bearings and scale drawings to using angle rules to find bearings. Includes some challenging questions involving three points, that should promote discussion about different approaches to obtaining an answer. Plenary: A prompt to discuss how the bearings of A from B and B from A are connected. Printable worksheets and answers included. Please review if you buy as any feedback is appreciated!

#### Space themed DIFFERENTIATED literacy and maths

Read alien descriptions and draw the alien Create own alien description for another class mate to draw Put rockets in size order Draw own rockets

#### Constructing 60 and 90 degree angles with a compass

PowerPoint presentation with animations showing how to construct 60 and 90 degree angles without a protractor

#### KS2 Maths (Measuring + Drawing)

These topic-focused SATs questions at the end of a unit will help to test and extend students’ understanding as well as helping them to prepare for SATs next year. These questions have fully-worked solutions which can be displayed on a whiteboard making feedback with students more efficient. Click 👉 tes.com/…/KS2-Maths-Questions… for similar-style compilations on the other KS2 topics.&lt;hr&gt;This particular compilation is from the GEOMETRY strand and contains questions which require students to measure and draw angles and straight lines (they will need a protractor and a ruler). Some of the questions will require students to draw/construct 2-D shapes defined by specific criteria.&lt;hr&gt;I have designed this compilation to be printed as an A4 or A5 booklet which is in the style of the actual SATs papers and is convenient for use in class or as homework. It can even be given to individual students if a parent is asking for ‘some more work’! KEY POINTS: I have provided full answers, with comments and working where helpful. I have maintained the style of the actual SATs questions so that students can become comfortable with the way that SATs questions are presented. Most of the questions are from actual SATs papers, but I have also added questions so that this resource matches the requirements the current curriculum better than the older resources that are still in common use (note that many of the older resources of this type contain questions on topics which are no longer examined). I have spent a lot of time arranging the questions so that there is a general increase in difficulty as students work through them, and so that they fit on the pages better – this means less wasted space and significant paper-saving when printing 😃 &lt;hr&gt;👍If you like this resource, then please rate it and/or leave a comment💬. If the rate-resource button on this page doesn’t work, then go to your ratings page by clicking 👉 www.tes.com/…/rate-resources…

#### Loci sticky dots activity and linked booklet

A printable set of 10 diagrams for showing loci and a supporting booklet. Designed for use after the associated constructions have already been taught. Stick these sheets up round the room/corridor. Furnish each pupil with a set of 10 sticky dots, available from all good stationers. They have to place a dot on each diagram according to the conditions given, and not in the same place as any other dot. (Rulers allowed at your discretion) When all 30(?) dots have been placed, it makes for a good discussion about the line/region that has been created. The booklet is a scaled down version of these diagrams for pupils to create the accurate versions of these loci with their knowledge of constructions. The matching cards are for those who may finish early and can have a go at interpreting contextual loci descriptions.

#### Mathematics Revision Mats

Please use these mats as a revision games to play in groups in the classroom. They should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.

#### Maths Revision Mat: Geometry & Measure

Please use this mat as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.

#### Geometry Bundle

Activ inspire presentations on varied geometry topics. FREE presentations also available in my shop. If you like the slides please check out all of my other slides which are ALL in the same format. Saving you an incredible amount of time and energy! I’ve done all the hard work so that you don’t have to.

#### Contructions, Loci and Regions

Activ inspire presentations Contructions, Loci and Regions WARNING You must be quite adept at using the tools in activ inspire to make use of this presentation. It requires using the ‘giant compasses’ tool to demonstrate, live, how to do the constructions. It’s just more fun that way!!! 3 examples of the slides attached Loci and regions also included. If you like the slides please check out all of my other slides which are ALL in the same format. Saving you an incredible amount of time and energy! I’ve done all the work so that you don’t have to.

#### Isometric background paper

What it says on the tin! Activ, pdf and jpeg files just saves you fidning this for yourself!

#### Crime Scene Loci

Great activity introducing the concept of loci through the context of a crime scene. The PowerPoint provides a set of task cards that can be used as a whole class with a full size ‘crime scene’ mocked up and/or as individual/pair work where students create a scale drawing of the ‘crime scene’ using loci. Works well with KS3.

#### Enlargement and Scale Factors

Active Inspire flipchart pdf and jpeg files - covers using centre of enlargement and scale factors for length and area

#### Drawing 3D shapes on isometric paper

Active Inspire flipchart pdf and jpeg files - includes blank page of isometric paper

#### Geometry: Keywords with Diagrams (for EAL is great)

This is an excellent few pages that require students to fill in key words. This is particularly an area that pupils often struggle with. It is where the language is the barrier to stop pupils progressing. It is especially helpful for those who have English and an Additional Language (EAL). NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and as always please rate and feedback, thank you.

#### Angles of Regular Polygons

Upper Key Stage Two, Key Stage Three, ISEB 13+ Activ Inspire whiteboard slide for angles of regular polygons Covers drawing regular polygons using a circle, interior angles, exterior angles and total angles inside a polygon.

#### Geometry: Coordinate Picture (2 quadrants) - a fun starter!

I have only created 3 two quadrant coordinate pictures, so decided to upload them for free. If you like them, then the 1 quadrant and 4 quadrant versions are bundled up at an excellent price and available from my shop! Students love these and make excellent end of year activities as well. NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and as always please rate and feedback, thank you.

#### Constructions- Perpendicular: bisector, at a point and from a point.

A lesson on perpendicular constructions, including bisecting a line, to a point and a point on a line. Engage task allows students to see what other job roles use mathematical tools. Created for an SEN Yr10 group. Comic Life-Visual ‘How to’ instruction sheet for each skill, differentiated worksheets-A1 Focuses on just bisecting, A3 on bisecting and a point on a line and A5 on all three skills, also includes an online learning worksheet which i used with the Corbett Maths videos.

#### Co-Ordinates Maths Presentation and Lesson Plans

THIS IS A PACK OF RESOURCES THAT I HAVE USED MANY A TIME WITH YEAR 3 CHILDREN TO INTRODUCE AND THEN MOVE ON IN THEIR CONCEPTIONAL THINKING. TWO LESSONS INCLUDED HERE BUT THESE CAN BE ADAPTED TO SUIT THE NEEDS OF YOUR CHILDREN AND FOR THE SECOND QUADRANT LESSON.