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Tangram Creation Helper Sheet

Tangram Creation Helper Sheet

Tangrams are great for Maths, but it can be a little tricky to draw out the square. Simpler to give students a photocopy of the tangram and a pair of scissors, but where's the skill in that? This sheet gives practice using a straight edge and a pencil, and filling in the lines gives a better feel for the construction of the tangram than simply chopping up a pre-drawn template. A short explanation and a couple of example animal tangram images are included to fire the imagination.
xwizbt
Area and Perimeter Project

Area and Perimeter Project

This project gives pupils some real life houses from around the world to practice finding the area and perimeter of. The package includes an introductory Power Point then a series of tasks, culminating in designing their own shelter. Skills used: - Area - Perimeter - Units - Scale drawing - Budgeting Full solutions included.
dh2119
Geometry: Construction - Constructing Triangles

Geometry: Construction - Constructing Triangles

This contains a whole lesson aimed at KS3 looking at constructing triangles using compass, ruler and protractor. This is NOT my longest PowerPoint as it takes time to get everybody happy with using a compass and constructing. However, it does contain a starter, very clear animated teachings slides, questions to attempt as well throughout, key words and learning objectives. This is a tricky topic to teach and I have found the examples as they are so visual very useful to explaining what the objectives are about. I often use a big compass and repeat the slides on a normal white board as well. This leads nicely in the topic of LOCI, which can also be found in my resources. NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and as always please rate and feedback, thank you.
ajf43
Scale Drawings of Bearings

Scale Drawings of Bearings

Using their knowledge of triangles students learn how to construct scale drawings of bearings. As learning progresses students move from constructing scale drawings of bearings to interpreting diagrams using ratio. The start of the lesson recaps calculating angles in scalene and isosceles triangles. The plenary challenges students to apply additional construction techiniques such as bisectors to find the bearing between two towns. Differentiated Learning Objectives All students should be able to use ASA to construct and interpret bearings and scale drawings. Most students should be able use ASA and SSS to construct and interpret bearings and scale drawings. Some students should be able to construct and interpret bearings and scale drawings. Mr Mathematics’ annual members have instant access to all lessons across Key Stage 3 and 4. Termly GCSE assessments are also available to monitor student’s progress. Visit mr-mathematics for * Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for the GCSE 9 - 1 and new Key Stage 3 specification * Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support for Key Stage 3 and 9 – 1 GCSE courses. Follow me on twitter for updates on new lessons available at http://mr-mathematics.com @mr_mathematics.
Mr_Mathematics
Algebra: Inequalities 4 - Shading Regions - Linear Graphs ( + superb worksheets)

Algebra: Inequalities 4 - Shading Regions - Linear Graphs ( + superb worksheets)

This is one of my favourite PowerPoints going through the very interesting topic of shading regions or showing inequalities in graph form. This is the second of 2 whole lessons!! The first lesson introduces the topic and looks at parallel lines and lines in the form x + y = ... the second lesson looks at "normal" linear graphs, which is much more challenging and tends to be only a higher topic. It comes with 5 worksheets for different ability classes and to help you differentiate for different ability students within your class. It also importantly comes with answers and blank graph sheets. This PPT contains lots of different examples with lots of custom animation, so it is very clear to help you teach this visual topic. This PowerPoint has been very effective at teaching this topic. NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and as always please rate and feedback, thanks.
ajf43
Geometry: Tessellations 2 - Letters & Art / Design (+ resources)

Geometry: Tessellations 2 - Letters & Art / Design (+ resources)

This is the second of two lessons that I teach on tessellations. This is a topic done poorly in exams mainly, because students do NOT know what it is ... I have created two lessons designed for KS3 to address that. I don't know why teachers skip it, there are so many cross-curricular links especially with Art and above all... it is a fun lesson / topic. Pupils love it ! There is a lot of material with this lesson (22 slides) NOTE: feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources, and as always please rate and feedback, thank you.
ajf43
A Thanksgiving Inquiry Based Math Project Measure, Fractions & Data

A Thanksgiving Inquiry Based Math Project Measure, Fractions & Data

Inquiry based math offers collaborative learning and hands on inquiry requiring the children to solve problems, think critically and apply their knowledge of measure and scale, area, fractions, ratio tables and word problems with the four operations as they explore the journey made by the Pilgrims on board the Mayflower ship. Text is included with data that the children will have to identify in order to solve the problems. They will plan the journey across the Atlantic with measure and scale, they will be required to calculate the amount of food and water rations. Research will be necessary as the children have to know parts of the ship, countries , continents and oceans. Once the Pilgrims reach America, the students will design the village and plan the amount of food necessary to cater for the first Thanksgiving Feast. It culminates in a class presentation of the facts found and reasoning as to their plan and design of their team’s route , their designed village and their ideas for the feast. Comparing and contrasting each group’s work, helps with critical thinking too and communication skills. Wholly differentiated, ( Task B cards are less challenging) you can use it as a summative assessment tool of the skills and standards included. It can be created as a booklet or in a binder., with a front cover included, being used as a goal setting pre assessment for the children. Mix and match the pages to suit your students’ needs. I prefer to have the children work on the pages individually before they compare their designs and work together as a small group to collaboratively create the map, their group plan of the village and planning the Thanksgiving Feast. This inquiry based math packet is easy to print and go, perfect for Thanksgiving or all year round. I designed it for my IB PYP 5th grade class. It can be used 4th – 6th grade too. You will find the following skills and standards ideally suited for the IB PYP Phase 4 and CCSS Math for 4th and 5th grade: •Number sense and base ten operations •Fractions: adding, subtracting and simplifying •Measure: using measuring tools , area and scale •Geometry: identifying polygons and angles •Data analysis Make math fun, engaging an authentic! You can find many more inquiry based learning tools in my store and on my blog. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.PYPteachingtools.com
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Geometry: Angle Rules 3 - Angles in Triangles (+ worksheet)

Geometry: Angle Rules 3 - Angles in Triangles (+ worksheet)

This is the third in a 7 lesson series on different basic angle rules, which is designed for KS3, but I do use some of the lessons for weaker groups at KS4. UPDATED, 23 SLIDES. Lesson 1 - Angles at a Point / Straight Line Lesson 2 - Angles in parallel lines Lesson 3 - Angles in triangles Lesson 4 - Interior and Exterior Angles (sum) Lesson 5 - Interior and Exterior Angles (regular polygons) Lesson 6 - Angle Problems Lesson 7 - Congruent and Similar Triangles I have found over the years, that teaching these lessons over more lessons than less pays dividends!! That it is often a subject skirted over quickly and has to be re taught year on year. It is often a subject that even at KS4, pupils struggle over. To address this each of the lessons is very thorough on the different rules, with activities, hand made worksheets that are differentiated with trickier examples with answers, exam questions, starters and plenaries. I have spent a long time over the years developing lessons to help pupils progress in this area. You can buy this as a BUNDLE, which I highly recommend as a series / sequence of lessons. NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and as always please rate and feedback, thanks.
ajf43
KS3 and GCSE story game practising bearing and scale maths skills

KS3 and GCSE story game practising bearing and scale maths skills

Follow the adventures of buccaneer Captain Emeraldheart to explore the mysterious island and recover the lost Spanish treasure. This story is designed to allow students to practice their bearing and scale skills in a fun and imaginative way; as well as literacy. Differentiated to allow a full range of students with varying abilities to engage and enhance their scale and bearing skills; the resource includes worksheets as well as answer sheets for both the story and accompanying work. Even includes homework!
advancedphysicstutor
Exit Ticket - Constructions

Exit Ticket - Constructions

I give this to the students (printed in A4 or A5 depending on how much room they need) at the end of the lesson to assess an overview of the lesson. I mark it as soon as I can (ha) and it allows me to spot any misconceptions. The last question is a challenge one to push the most able students.
brodieburton
Online Triangle Solver

Online Triangle Solver

TrianCal - Open in Google Chrome. (Triangles online calculator developed by Jesus S.) I propose this free online calculator triangles without advertising to help students with geometry, does not perform the duties, because their calculations formulas are not displayed. It is designed in a didactic way to check and view the realized duties. TrianCal is online calculator triangles that works with any combination of values including sides, heights, angles, the area, perimeter or type of any triangle, calculating it with the minimum possible value (typically three). Other functions: - Draw the triangle (s) with GeoGebra. - Set the range of values in each element. - Chande name of vertex - The type of angle. - The type of triangle by its angles and sides. - Selection of language (English or Spanish). - Select the angle type [degrees (°), radians, degrees, minutes and seconds (° ' ") or degrees and minutes (° ')]. - Number of decimal places shown in the results (0-15). - You can use the arrow keys and the Tab key to navigate through the settings. - Drop-down menu to select the values comfortably. - Create a link (URL) to the current triangle. - An icon mail to communicate with the author. NOTE: You must use the Google Chrome browser to display correctly TrianCal. Examples of possible combinations: - The area, perimeter and other data (side, height or angle), if the outside equilateral triangle would not need the third data. - 2 angles and other data (if the value of the other data is not put aside the value of "a" at the time of drawing the triangle is 10).
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