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Colour by sequences with extension

Colour by sequences with extension

As the title suggests, this is a colouring sheet for practising finding the nth term. The sequences are written in the form an + b . Students use one colour when a=2, a second colour when a=3 and a third colour when a=4. I also get the students to write the full solutions in the boxes. Unlike other maths colouring sheets, each sheet only requires three different colours and therefore requires fewer teacher supplies. Two solutions do not fit the pattern and students are encouraged to find their own questions that will fit the pattern allowing for stretch and challenge. The solution is the pattern displayed. The white spaces are where students are required to find solutions that do fit the pattern. All feedback gratefully accepted.
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Colour by sequences

Colour by sequences

As the title suggests, this is a colouring sheet for practising finding the nth term. The sequences are written in the form an + b . Students use one colour when a=2, a second colour when a=3 and a third colour when a=4. I also get the students to write the full solutions in the boxes. Unlike other maths colouring sheets, each sheet only requires three different colours and therefore requires fewer teacher supplies. The pattern looks great on a classroom wall. The solution is the pattern displayed. All feedback gratefully accepted. The sequences are written in the form an + b . Use three colours. Use one colour when a=2, a second colour when a=3 and a third colour when a=4.
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Practice for Sequences and Inequalities Interactive Spreadsheet

Practice for Sequences and Inequalities Interactive Spreadsheet

An Excel Workbook containing three spreadsheets to practice the GCSE skills of identifying sequences, nth term and solving inequalities. All sheets have an associated answer sheet going through each question. The questions have multiple choice answers, generated using the answer and potential misconceptions. If the correct letter is given it turns the answer box green, or red if incorrect. Note that your computer will need Microsoft Excel with Calculation Options set to 'Manual' and Macros enabled. There is a set up sheet which gives some advice on how to do this. Clicking the 'More Questions' black square will clear the sheet and recalculate questions and answers. Excel's Zoom Bar can be used to scale the sheet up and down to fit on your monitor. Note that as the questions are randomised, some questions could be repeated. With a constant number of re-generated questions (and answers), students can practice this to their heart's content. After all, practice makes perfect!
Ralphbutcher
Fun revision activities for GCSE Maths

Fun revision activities for GCSE Maths

Two sets of 12 cards for students to cut up, solve and then place cards in ascending/descending order of solutions. A multiple choice activity - where each answer gives a letter. The full set of letters can be rearranged to spell the name of a band, and finally a cross number all covering multiple topics Just a slightly different way to get students to look at revision. A range of grades to allow access for all from beginning.
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Fun revision activity for GCSE maths 2

Fun revision activity for GCSE maths 2

12 cards for students to cut up, solve and then place cards in descending order of solutions. Just a slightly different way to get students to look at revision. A range of grades to allow access for all from beginning. When I use this with my class, I get students to work in pairs. I also give them paper to stick the cards on once order is complete and get them to write their working around the outside. I have found students to be much more engaged than if they were just given a page of questions. The 12 included topics are: proportion, simplifying surds, trigonometry, cosine rule, substitution, LCM, percentage profit, sequences, quadratic formula, circle theorems, mean of grouped data and reverse percentages.
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Quadratic sequences

Quadratic sequences

For mid to high ability: forming the position to term rule, generating terms and solving quadratic equations to find n for a given term
fdh15
Number Patterns: Special Sequences

Number Patterns: Special Sequences

9-1 GCSE lesson covering square, cube, triangular numbers, Fibonacci sequence and connections between them. Includes 10 investigative questions on square and cube numbers [answers included].
jchowell
Sum of an arithmetic sequence-full lesson

Sum of an arithmetic sequence-full lesson

Full lesson for teaching sum of an arithmetic sequence, including: -differentiated learning objectives -key words -slides containing examples for use when teaching the content - differentiated questioning
ginastanley
GCSE Mathematics Foundation revision  ppts

GCSE Mathematics Foundation revision ppts

11 ppt starters. Each contains between 4 and 5 questions around grade 4 of the new 1-9 GCSE. Topics include: expanding brackets, multiplying with decimals, angles in parallel lines, area and circumference of a circle, nth term, Pythagoras' theorem, indices with algebra, mean of grouped data, volume, products of prime factors, reciprocals, solving inequalities, highest common factor (HCF) least common multiple (LCM), substitution, percentage reduction and calculating with indices. All topics come up at least twice to allow for simmering. The cover picture shows the first slide of starter 1. All ppts contain solutions (worked solutions where appropriate). Hope this saves you some valuable time! All feedback greatly received.
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Name the band - foundation maths revision

Name the band - foundation maths revision

A multiple choice worksheet to revise foundation topics that include: collecting like terms, expanding double brackets, finding the area of a triangle, nth term, metric units, types of number, angles in a triangle, expanding single brackets, shapes and angles in parallel lines. Students solve questions which gives them a letter. Once they have all the lettered solutions, they rearrange them to find the name of a band. Solution is Maroon 5
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