# SKILLSHEETS

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These resources are designed to get students to understand properly the topic they are working on. The sets of worksheets include a lot of repetition and are useful for teaching a topic or revision . Some of my resources are at a very basic level and are written for older teenagers and adults. If you like my style please send me suggestions of topics that you would like to see a resource created for.

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These resources are designed to get students to understand properly the topic they are working on. The sets of worksheets include a lot of repetition and are useful for teaching a topic or revision . Some of my resources are at a very basic level and are written for older teenagers and adults. If you like my style please send me suggestions of topics that you would like to see a resource created for.

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#### Pythagoras Questions

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A set of worksheets that shows how to calculate gradients of lines drawn on grids then moves on to equations of straight lines and the form y = mx + c. Please see my other resource for worksheets about perpendicular lines and their gradients which is available via my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

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How to sketch quadratic graphs by finding out where the graph crosses each axis. Simple examples using factorising. Includes the line of symmetry and locating the minimum point. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Drawing Enlargements

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Using a centre of enlargement and whole, fractional or negative scale factors. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Functional Maths Level 1

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10+ Worksheets with questions about real world use of maths in various settings. The pages are clearly designed with illustrations suitable for use with older teenagers. There also are written model answers supplied so students can see how to set out their work. Visit https://www.skillsheets.co.uk/cubecart/ to purchase the complete set of worksheets and model answers.

#### Fraction Posters x 5

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Colourful posters that show useful information about fractions. Cancelling fractions, creating equivalent fractions, converting fractions to decimals, mixed numbers, what fraction ? Print these out and use them as posters or laminate and use as revision cards. Can also be used on a whiteboard. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Functional Maths Entry Level 3 Set 2

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Ten worksheets with mixed word problems on a variety of real life problems involving money calculations that require basic addition, subtraction, multiplication or division to find the answers. Monthly payments, simple loan calculations and bus tickets provide the contexts. One worksheet looks at understanding fractions of amounts left in a petrol tank. There are worksheets about data on shoe sizes and also two way tables. Illustrated with adult characters and includes the answers. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.co.uk For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### FRACTION POSTERS

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16 colourful fraction posters plus 6 fraction walls. Basic fraction vocabulary, equivalent fractions, cancelling, mixed numbers, comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

#### Equations with Brackets

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9 worksheets containing linear equations where brackets need to be multiplied out as the first step. The sheets get progressively harder for extra practice or revision. The unknown appears on both sides of the equations. For the first worksheets the answers are all positive whole numbers but later equations have negative or fractional solutions. Students are asked to check their answers for the first worksheets by putting the solution into both sides of the original equation to make sure it works out the same. The answers and working out are included. GCSE from 2017 references A17, A4, A3, A2, A1, N3, N2 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Sketching Cubic Graphs

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Three pairs of worksheets to help students understand cubic graphs. Learn to identify or sketch cubic graphs given their equations. Factorise a cubic expression, draw its graph and use it to identify the roots of a cubic equation. The answers are also provided. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### 6 Fraction Walls

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This is a collection of six colourful posters that show fraction walls. 1. Wholes, halves and quarters 2. Wholes, halves, quarters and eighths 3. Wholes, halves, quarters, eighths and sixteenths 4. Whole, halves, thirds and quarters 5. Whole, halves, thirds, quarters and fifths 6. Whole, halves, fifths and tenths Print these out and use them as posters or laminate and use as revision cards. Can also be used on a whiteboard. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### CIRCLES - Introduction

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This colourful powerpoint uses animations and photographs to introduce or revise the vocabulary needed for working with circles e.g. radius, diameter, circumference, centre, circular, semicircle. There is also an accompanying worksheet. Slides require students to draw circles with given dimensions and perform calculations based on circles fitting inside other shapes and vice versa. The images and animations can also be used to revise area calculations, metric unit conversions, symmetry ( using photographs of car badges for instance ) and locus work. The hardest problem requires a knowledge of Pythagoras to solve it. The slides have notes and suggestions accompanying them. See my other resource ‘Circles - vocabulary’ which follows on from this one to introduce chords, sectors, segments, arcs and tangents. DfE references for GCSE 9-1 G9, G1 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### The Equation of a Circle x² + y² = r²

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These ten worksheets guide students through the origin of the x² + y² = r² equation of a circle and use a variety of problems to reinforce their understanding of the equation and its uses. Tangents are also introduced as are the methods for finding points of intersection between lines and circles. There are plenty of reminders for solving simple quadratic equations like x² = 16 and also simultaneous equations where one equation is not linear. Written for the GCSE 9-1 specs but the material is also useful for A-level C2 students. Some of the sheets are similar so one can be done in class and the other used for reinforcement. There are problem sheets to extend the most students. As ever, the aim with SKILLSHEETS is to encourage learners to think about what they are doing and use diagrams to help them understand the topic. DfE reference for GCSE 9-1 A16, A9, A18, A19, A8, A10, N8, G9, G6, G17 Please review this resource. For more resources like this please visit the

#### Functional Maths Level 1 Money

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Six worksheets with mixed word problems on a variety of real life problems involving money calculations. Calculate and use prices per kilo, plan the costs of food bought for a barbecue, work out hourly wages, plan how to eat the right number of fruit portions every day, hiring bicycles and costing an office party Christmas lunch. Illustrated with adult characters. Written model answers are included. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.co.uk For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Venn Diagrams - Conditional Probability

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This resource comprises 7 worksheets with answers to give students confidence in dealing with sets. It is suitable for higher level GCSE students and those starting A-level statistics. There are some tough word problems that require resilience and possibly some algebra to solve. Three of the sheets focus more on conditional probabilities - the ‘given that’ type of questions that children often struggle with. The questions are worded in different ways to help learners see how sometimes the probability is being calculated out of members from a subset of the universal set. To provide revision on some basic shape properties there are two sheets about sorting triangles and quadrilaterals according to their properties. GCSE 9-1 reference P6 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### ALPHABET - Entry Level 1

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This is a collection of 7 worksheets and other resources written and illustrated for adults and older teenagers who are learning the alphabet. Sequence the letters in the correct order. Write simple lists in alphabetical order. Each page is provided in mono and colour versions. For more basic literacy resources for older teenagers and adults see my website at http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/literacy.html

#### Algebra and Shapes. Perimeter and Area Formulas

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This power point can be used very flexibly to teach, practise or revise various algebraic processes whilst also reminding students about the basic properties of shapes. The slides show a wide variety of shapes. For each shape students can create an expression or formula for its perimeter ( and also for the area for many of the shapes ). In doing this they can practise collecting like terms, using brackets in expressions ( and multiplying them out ). The formulas created can then be used to substitute numbers in or for rearranging work. There are two worksheets ( with answers ) to go with the powerpoint which concentrate on creating expressions for perimeters. GCSE 9-1 refsA1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, G4, G16, G17 For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Percentage Grids

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This collection of 14 worksheets will help students to visualise the relationships between percentages, decimals and fractions better by shading diagrams to represent particular percentages. There is progression from the simple pages where percentages are introduced as fractions ‘out of 100’ to including the decimal equivalent and eventually relating fifths and fractions like 13/25 to percentages. The sheets are useful for short bursts of revision and reinforcement or extension. They are suitable for younger students meeting percentages for the first time and for older children who need reminders and visual reminders of why 1/4 = 25%. There is plenty of repetition so one sheet could be done in class and the paired version used for homework. DfE reference for GCSE 9-1 R9, R3, N2, N10 Please review this resource. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Cuboid Volumes

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A colourful powerpoint and three worksheets to introduce or revise how to calculate the volume of a cuboid or cube using the formula. It begins with examples showing how centimetre cubes fit into larger boxes to explain where the formula comes from. There are practical examples plus extension activities for working out missing dimensions of sides and cubing numbers to find the volume of cubes. Enlarging shapes and converting cubic units are also mentioned. The three worksheets cover three different levels of difficulty and have problems similar to those in the powerpoint. GCSE 9-1 references G16, G14, G12, N2, N6 For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Reverse Percentages

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This powerpoint contains examples of how to work out reverse percentage calculations using multipliers. The questions are mixed so that students have to identify which type of calculation is required. There is a good mix of realistic situations and vocabulary used in the word problems. Useful for revision too. DfE reference for GCSE 2017 R9 Answers are included in the powerpoint. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Proportion, Direct and Inverse

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14 worksheets with examples of direct and inverse proportion calculations to be done by creating and using formulas. Provides a structure for students to set their work out using the standard method, something they often find difficult to do. There are plenty of real-life word problems. The answers are also provided. DfE GCSE 9-1 reference R10, N6, A2, A5 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop