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Probability Bundle

Probability Bundle

A bundle of activities designed to make the Teaching and Learning of Probability fun and simple.
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Describing Dependent and Independent Events.

Describing Dependent and Independent Events.

Class Activity. 1. Explanation sheets for Describing Dependent and Independent Events. 2. Differentiated worksheet with answer sheet. 3. Plenary Mix and Match Game for Describing Dependent and Independent Events. Game suitable for Starter/Plenary/Revision/Link activity involving Describing Dependent and Independent Events. You will need data projector and laptop.
martinpk
Probability bundle

Probability bundle

4 creative lessons progression on Probability. Outstanding lessons with lesson plans and resources.
Edustem1
Probability, horse race, vocab, probability statements Years 5, 6 & 7

Probability, horse race, vocab, probability statements Years 5, 6 & 7

Hi all, Here are three files for you. One set of vocabulary for probability and two whole lesson activities. Please read all of the instructions. The statement banks are designed for whole class discussions and/or individual groups - it's up to you. I've given these to my year 6 children are they really open up discussion about probability! I normally give each group of 5 or 6 children all of the statements (cut up before hand) and they must give them headings such as 'Possible, maybe, impossible' etc., and they must place them in a line where they come. I always leave it up to them to decide then all groups walk around at the end of the lesson to explain their thoughts then take Q & As. I also hang washing lines around the room as these make fantastic displays!!! (Think observations/OfSTED, guys!) The smaller versions can be reduced and stuck on long strips of paper to be put in their folders/books... The vocab is completely editable and is great for your working walls. Horse Races: Now, these need to be one set per 6 children and need to be cut out before hand. They will also need 1 dice per group to start with. Begin with the 1 to 6 race first, let the children decide what number they want to be and decide who goes first. The game is simple - each child shakes the dice and moves the number of the horse corresponding to the dice. Shake a 5, move horse no. 5 etc. The winner is the first horse to get to the finishing line. The results will/should be completely random and different on each table - ask the children to use the appropriate vocabulary to explain why - expect some healthy debate! The larger horse race is repeated in the same way but with 11 children (where possible) and 2 dice. Same rules apply. Now, because the numbers are higher and there are two dice there is more chance of some numbers 'being shaken' more and less chance for others. Usually horses 6, 7 or 8 win, but not always - that's probability for you! You can also change the rules that you only move your horse when you shake your number.... even more discussion.... All of the corresponding horses match the size of the grids and make great displays when finished - just Blutac them onto the game board as they finish. These can then be turned into graphical representations (see the one provided). Personally, I always laminate mine so they last a few years. I hope you have fun with these - I've had many years of fun and some great lesson observations with them. Please review these for me - they have taken ages to create! Many thanks, Emlo
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Describing the Chance of an Event Happening

Describing the Chance of an Event Happening

Class Activity. 1. Explanation sheets for Describing the Chance of Something Happening. 2. Differentiated worksheet with answer sheet. 3. Plenary Mix and Match Game for Describing the Chance of Something Happening.. Game suitable for Starter/Plenary/Revision/Link activity involving Describing the Chance of Something Happening.. You will need data projector and laptop.
martinpk
Understanding Set Notation

Understanding Set Notation

Students learn how to find the union and intersection of elements using basic set notation. As learning progresses students consider the complement of a set while reviewing basic number properties. At the start of the lesson students recap using sample space diagrams to find the probability of cracking a code. The plenary is used to assess progress against the differentiated learning objective through a typical exam question. Differentiated Learning Objectives All students should be able to list the elements of a set. Most students should be able to enumerate sets and unions/intersections of sets systematically. Some students should be able to find the complement of a set. 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.
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Statistics: Probability 3 - Theoretical Probability 2 (+ resources)

Statistics: Probability 3 - Theoretical Probability 2 (+ resources)

This is the second of two whole lesson looking at theoretical probability. This lesson looks at 2 dice in various situations, snooker balls, playing cards and building on the first lesson to deepen pupil's understanding of theoretical probability. The lesson comes with a starter with handout support, lesson objectives, key words, different activities, two tarsia activities with answers and plenary. It forms a part of an excellent series / bundle on probability, which I highly recommend as a sequence of lessons. Lesson 1 - Probability Scale Lesson 2 - Theoretical Probability 1 Lesson 3 - Theoretical Probability 2 Lesson 4 - Relative Frequency Lesson 5 - Tree Diagrams NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and if you do purchase then please remember to rate and feedback as it is really helpful, thank you.
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Calculating Probabilities from Two-Way Tables

Calculating Probabilities from Two-Way Tables

Students learn how to calculate a probability from a two-way table. As learning progresses students learn how to create a a two-way table from a written description and consider how the sample size changes for specific groups. The start of the lesson recaps reading data presented in a two-way table. The end of the lesson is used to assess the progress made agains the differentiated learning objectives through an exam style questions. Differentiated Learning Objectives All students should be able to complete a two-way table. Most students should be able to use two-way tables to calculate theoretical probabilities. Some students should be able to understand the change in sample size for different criteria.
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Describing Simple Probability

Describing Simple Probability

Class Activity. 1. Explanation sheets for Simple Chance/Probability. 2. Differentiated worksheet with answer sheet. 3. Plenary Mix and Match Game for Simple Chance/Probability. Game suitable for Starter/Plenary/Revision/Link activity involving Simple Chance/Probability. You will need data projector and laptop.
martinpk
Handling Data Collection

Handling Data Collection

Fully detailed, creative original lesson plans ensuring progressions and 5 lessons that covers the Handling Data section in Maths.
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