Enlargements lesson

This is a lesson on enlargements for use in a secondary transformations unit. This enlargements lesson includes Powerpoint and workbook. Skills covered are: enlarging a shape from a centre of enlargement with a positive scale factor,enlarging a shape with a fractional scale factor, describing the enlargement.

Time saving resource for busy teachers! You should be able to teach a lesson without too much preparation (mainly printing!). Fully differentiated (blue =easiest, gold=medium, red=harder)

This resource includes:
• A PowerPoint
• Differentiated Work booklet that includes self-assessment sections

The PowerPoint includes everything you need to teach enlargements, including animated examples. The lessons use the following format:
• Objective and levels
• A “how to teaching portion” with animated examples
• Answers to all the booklet questions
• Plenary (with answers)

The powerpoint and booklet are currently set up for GCSE maths grade, however you can edit the grades to reflect KS3 or your own schools assessment criteria. In the word booklet if you change any grade (e.g the blue section) it should automatically change the rest of that colour into the same grade.

This will take up a whole lesson (between 45mins to 1h 15 dependent on how many questions the students get through)

See here for differentiated worksheets on Enlargements.


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  • Enlargements-new-booklet.docx
  • new-enlargement-lesson.pptx

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Created: Jan 16, 2018

Updated: Oct 31, 2019

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