Whole-school basic trigonometry resources

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Clumsy Clive On Bearings

Clumsy Clive On Bearings

Clive has a bearings homework this time and as usual missed some important bits in the lesson. Find Clive's mistakes, correct them and explain what he's done. Designed to create discussion in lessons.

By alutwyche

Clumsy Clive On Pythagoras and Trigonometry

Clumsy Clive On Pythagoras and Trigonometry

Clive has two homeworks to tackle but is making mistakes once again. The first homework involves right-angled triangles, the second a question in 3D and non-right-angled triangles. Spot the mistakes, correct them and then explain what Clive needs to do in the future.

By alutwyche

Teach in 20 3D Trigonometry

Teach in 20 3D Trigonometry

This started as a teaching prompt to prepare my year 10 set 2 for a end of year mock and it was based on topics we hadn't studied yet. I found I could teach them the content and go through an example and then get them try a question in about 20 minutes - that is 3 new topics in a 60 minute lesson. I printed the PowerPoints as handouts and got the students to work on them. You can of course use them as you see fit. Feedback would be much appreciated! Enjoy :)

By elisabeta2k6

Right Angled Trigonometry

Right Angled Trigonometry

Following on from the lessons which introduce trigonometry to students. These two lessons consist of worked examples using the three trig ratios developed in either year 9 or 8. The introduction lessons are in my shop. I have used this lesson with year 10, having already introduced trigonometry to these students in year 9.

By sjcooper

GCSE Revision and Catchphrase activities

GCSE Revision and Catchphrase activities

This bundle includes my best 10 resources. Included is my Foundation Starter question powerpoint slides (including over 250 questions!) testing a wide variety of topics for pupils between Grade 1 to Grade 5 styled for the new 1-9 GCSE AQA exam. There are revision resources (tried and tested) on my June 2017 class covering the topics of Algebra, Bisectors and Loci, and Transformations. Finally, there are six specific topics that include powerpoint presentations and questions. Each contains at least one superb catchphrase activity - these allow pupils to answer questions and reveal parts of a picture. These really do keep pupils engaged through to the end of the lesson! Fantastic bundle saving you over 25% of the combined price. Thanks for looking! Mr Cullen

By pncullen1984

Right-Angle Trigonometry - 4 worksheet bundle

Right-Angle Trigonometry - 4 worksheet bundle

This is a set of four worksheets designed to get more difficult as you progress through them. The first worksheet is all about finding missing sides but starts with questions requiring a multiplication before moving on to questions requiring a division. The second worksheet encourages students to use a given trig ratio to work out missing sides. The third worksheet is similar to the first but about finding missing angles. And finally, the last worksheet contains some trickier bearings questions requiring right angle trig. All answers and model solutions are included. I appreciate any feedback.

By Ravenhead

Trigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) - Finding side lengths TWO CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITIES (each with 12 questions)

Trigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) - Finding side lengths TWO CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITIES (each with 12 questions)

This resource is perfect for three lessons on finding side lengths using trigonometry. Slide 1 - Introducing pupils to trigonometry (when do we use SOH CAH TOA) Slide 2 - Introducing pupils to labelling the sides of the triangle O, H and A. Slide 3 - 5 Three examples that the teacher can work through with pupils. Please note - I use the formula triangle method for teaching trigonometry. Step 1: Label the sides, Step 2: Cross off either O, H or A. Step 3- Write the formula triangle and use it to write a formula for finding the side, Step 4: Substitute values into the formula. Slide 6 - Twelve trig questions in the style of a CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY. Pupils love answering questions to reveal a catchphrase behind - fully animated. Answer: Lazy Bones Slide 7 -10. A repeat of slides 3-5. I have found that you need to do a lot of practice before students are familiar with the method. Slide 11 - A further catchphrase activity with twelve questions. Answer: Count on Us All slides can be adapted if you need to do more lessons / more practice.

By pncullen1984

Geometry Bundle

Geometry Bundle

Includes a variety of geometry resources, from angles and loci to vectors and trigonometry. Please see each individual resource for more information

By Brabanski

SOHCAHTOA Spot the error

SOHCAHTOA Spot the error

A consolidation or homework activity for pupils learning basic trigonometry. Pupils must decide whether the solution is correct and if it is not must explain what error has been made and provide a correction.

By lothomas85

Problem Solving in Mathematics

Problem Solving in Mathematics

What do you do when there's not enough information to solve a problem - or too much? This presentation and activities aims to teach pupils how to handle more difficult problems when it's not clear what to do. There are multiple examples from algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

By dh2119