Geometry and measures teaching resources: Construction, loci and scale drawing

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Angles: Identify & Measure

Angles: Identify & Measure

Year 4Stage 2MathematicsGeometryAngles: Identifying & Measuring AnglesA variety of learning activities 4 Mathematics Australian & New South Wales CurriculumSyllabus content focus: MA2 16MG identifies, describes, compares and classifies anglesEditable Word version. Purchase separately or as part of a bundle from Mathematics Program

By lmtteacher

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Angles

Angles

Year 4Stage 2MathematicsMeasurement, Geometry, AnglesA variety of learning activities4 Mathematics Australian & New South Wales CurriculumSyllabus content focus: MA2 16MG identifies, describes, compares and classifies anglesEditable Word version. Purchase separately or as part of a bundle from Mathematics Program

By lmtteacher

Construction & Loci fun lesson

Construction & Loci fun lesson

This contains a lesson plan designed on three types of locus, locus of a point, locus from two fixed points and intersection of two loci with fun main activity, for 30 mins and materials needed for the lesson. This lesson will help to cater kinaesthetic and visual learners. Please leave a comment. Hope this help.

By PrinceSobaah

Bearings Challenge Starter

Bearings Challenge Starter

Pupils have to follow the step-by-step instructions involving bearings and distances to create a series of shapes. They get increasingly more difficult. A basic knowledge of bearings is required. There are 7 slides in this presentation.All answers are included. I made this starter for my Year 10 class of high ability pupils.

By lutra25

Angle / Pependicular Bisectors and Loci - GCSE Maths Revision

Angle / Pependicular Bisectors and Loci - GCSE Maths Revision

This resource is ideal as a revision lesson prior to students taking their GCSE maths - covering bisecting angles, perpendicular bisector of lines and applying these to answer loci questions. It is aimed at GCSE students doing the foundation paper (grades 1 to grade 5).There is a publisher document that can be printed onto A3 paper (as a booklet) so it can be folded and given to students to write on. Consists of 4 pages: Page 1 - teacher models how to bisect an angle, draw the perpendicular to a line and draw a region within a certain distance from a point (see image). Page 2- students practice bisecting angles and drawing the perpendicular to a line. Page 3 and Page 4 - six practice loci questions where pupils have to find the region within the triangle / rectangle that satisfies the criteria (e.g. within 4cm of point A , closer to line AB than AC , closer to point A than point B).There is a powerpoint resourse alondside that the teacher can use to model answers. Ideally, the teacher will use a visualiser to demonstrate on screen how to perform the bisecting using compass and ruler.

By pncullen1984

KS1/KS2 Area - Design your bedroom ( 2 lessons with plan, introduction and resources)

KS1/KS2 Area - Design your bedroom ( 2 lessons with plan, introduction and resources)

KS1/KS2 Area - Design your bedroom ( 2 lessons with plan, introduction and resources)Introduction to AreaLesson 1 - What is area and how do we solve it.Using various counters to find area of classroom objects.Differentiated for HIGH, MIDDLE and LOWLesson 2 - Design your own bedroom planRecord area for each object and draw a working plan.MIXED ABILITY PAIRSI hope you enjoy this. Please let me know how it worked in your class.Thanks, 6avin

By 6avin

300 generic activities.  Create lessons in seconds!

300 generic activities. Create lessons in seconds!

Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks(This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there!Many thanksCopyright T.TaylorNOTE: Following its success in the summer sale, I have decided to keep the sale price - so grab a bargain! Used to be £5. Many thanks.

By whizzbangbang

Kandinsky Art maths lesson

Kandinsky Art maths lesson

Meets the objective of drawing lines, 2D shapes and various angles. Includes ppt, pictures to use as examples and differentiated activity sheets.

By slayer2k5

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Construction Triangles GCSE Revision

Construction Triangles GCSE Revision

There is Video Animation showing how to construct Triangle for the following conditions:1) When 3 sides are given. 2) When 2 sides and 1 angle are given. 3) When 1 side and 2 angles are given. Includes 3 Tasks for students to complete. Includes a Demonstration TOOL so you can show how to construct or get students to come to the board. The Tool is equipped with Rule, Compass and Protractor, very easy to use.

By Shamster

Compass patterns

Compass patterns

A fun couple of lessons to get students use to using their compass. I always use this lesson before starting the constructions unit. This resource demonstrates how to draw two different patterns and then encourages students to have a go at making their own crop circles. The patterns easily take up one lesson. The crop circles can be saved for another lesson later in the year.

By bdsouza1

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Shape Space GCSE Revision

Shape Space GCSE Revision

Over £33 pounds resources at a crazy price. SPECIAL PRICE TODAY ONLY! This contains 12 resources, the resources are mainly some of best animated graphics you would have seen for these topics. The animations allow you to take control and ensure students understand. Example the Pythagoras tool has a 3D Pythagoras animation which shows where the right angle triangle is located using colour. These at the moment are at a special discounted price, they will not remain at this price for very long. 1. Pythagoras Great Animation TOOL to assist you teaching Pythagoras. 2. Plans and Elevation Animation TOOL to assist you teaching Plans and Elevation. 3. Surface Area Animation Tool to assist you teaching Surface Area. 4. Reading the Clock Digital and Analogue TOOL. 5. Trigonometry 6. Advanced Trigonometry 7. Construction Tools 8. Symmetry Tools

By Shamster

Bearings - Pirates of the Caribbean themed

Bearings - Pirates of the Caribbean themed

Jack Sparrow has hidden some treasure on an island. Students need to follow the bearings to locate the treasure. Answer: Hangman's Tree. Plenary task also uses the map and is a revision aid for other aspects of the angles topic. It is a rolling powerpoint, timings may need to be changed depending on the ability of the group.

By monkeyfig

Loci and regions

Loci and regions

A powerpoint including accurate, visual examples, questions and solutions on loci and regions using standard constructions. Worksheets at bottom of presentation for printing (need to be reduced to A5 to match solutions requiring measuring).. Includes some challenging 'curiosities' that use non-standard constructions.

By danwalker

Constructing triangles

Constructing triangles

PowerPoint with opening question, quick triangle quiz, how to contruct a triangle with a protractor (Link to Mr. Reddy's Geometry Toolbox: http://www.mrreddy.com/geometrytoolbox.swf), differentiated mini-plenaries on constructing with protractor and then similar process for construction with a pair of compasses. The PowerPoint finishes with the opening question. Differentiated wrksheet for consoladation included. Any comments on how to improve, very welcome. Thanks.

By JNNorth

construction A4 booklet

construction A4 booklet

Construction questions as an A4 booklet containing a range of triangles, bisectors and problems. May take 2 lessons to complete and will need a protractor, ruler and pair of compasses. Examples and explanations throughout questions.

By saraharmsby

Loci questions A4 booklet

Loci questions A4 booklet

Loci questions set out as an A4 booklet - used with higher students. Should take around an hour to complete. Pair of compasses and a ruler will be required.

By saraharmsby

Constructions, Loci and bearing bundle

Constructions, Loci and bearing bundle

Bundle of resources ideal for the revision of all aspects of construction in preparation for gcse exams. These include grade 5/6 questions so can be used with more able foundation groups or higher groups. These are designed to take approximately an hour and can be used in lessons or as homework.

By saraharmsby

Constructions

Constructions

A powerpoint including accurate, visual examples, questions and solutions on ruler, straight edge and compass constructions. Worksheets at bottom of presentation for printing (need to be reduced to A5 to match solutions requiring measuring). Includes some challenging 'curiosities&' including how to construct a regular pentagon, plus GSPs showing constructions dynamically.

By danwalker

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Construction GCSE Revision

Construction GCSE Revision

Construction -Very easy to use, fantastic Animations to show the Drawing of an Angle, Bisecting a Line or Bisecting an Angle. Video Animation Shows how to complete:1. Drawing an Angle2. Bisecting a Line.3. Bisecting an Angle.There is 4 Tasks for students to complete. There is a Demonstration TOOL for you to demo or for Students to come to the board and try, very easy to use. This is perfect if you do not have compasses or you got that manic class that you do not any where near compasses.Great for quick fire revision or demonstration. YOU WILL LOVE THE TOOL.

By Shamster

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Symmetry - Order of Rotational / Reflection or GCSE Revision

Symmetry - Order of Rotational / Reflection or GCSE Revision

This contains 2 Fantastic Video Animations. First Animation is an introduction to Rotational Symmetry, showing and explaining what it is, and how many there are on several 2D Shapes. Questions to check students understanding of Order of Rotational Symmetry. The second animation contains 6 shapes that you or students can come to the board to rotate and find out what the order of rotational symmetry there is.Great for quick fire revision or whole lesson.

By Shamster

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Construction GCSE Revision Worksheets

Construction GCSE Revision Worksheets

Includes:1) Demonstration TOOL fully equipped with Ruler, Compass and Protractor, very easy to use. 2) Tasks on Drawing Angle of 60 and 90 Degrees. 3) Tasks on Bisecting a Line. 4) Tasks on Bisecting an Angle. 4) Tasks on Constructing Various Triangles.Great for quick fire revision or whole lesson.

By Shamster

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Symmetry Lines Reflection GCSE Revision / Activities

Symmetry Lines Reflection GCSE Revision / Activities

This resource contains 1 very easy to use video Animation explaining Lines of Symmetry. There is 2 Fantastic Graphical TOOLs to explain what symmetry is, you can even ask students to come up to the board and complete shapes to ensure there is symmetry and then at a touch of a button check if it works. Great for understanding!Great for revision or quick for revision.

By Shamster

Constructing Triangles

Constructing Triangles

Three lessons on how to construct Triangles. Each lesson has a relevant worksheet for students to answer either in class or as a piece of homework. Each worksheet also has a solution sheet.First lesson looks at constructing triangles when given all three sides.Second lesson looks at constructing triangles when given one side and two angles.Third lesson looks at constructing triangles when given two sides and one angle.

By sjcooper