A Tarsia puzzle focused on sequences, it covers finding the next term, finding the nth term, and creating a sequence from a description.
This is a good activity for working in groups and consolidating the knowledge of the class.
Included is the tarsia puzzle both the solution and the mixed page.
A relay focused on consolidating sequence knowledge. Tested with lower attainment year 8's. Really pushed themselves but didn't get onto the more difficult questions. This could easily be used with year 9's and 10's.
The practice question is a sample of the types of questions tested: Next terms, nth terms and substitution for a specific term.
For differentiation give out some extra hints when needed or let them have a previous question with a correct solution to follow.
I would recommend setting up in the middle of the room and have the teams around the room so its an equal distance for them to travel.
A revision relay activity.
This can be aimed at a range of year groups. From higher sets in year 8 all the way to revision sessions in year 11.
This resources tests:
- Area and Perimeter
And other key areas in mathematics. It is a good was to stress how accuracy can be better than speed.
My typical set up for the lesson would be to print two pages on an A4 page and cut them into individual questions. Each team must complete question 1 before going onto question 2 etc. I set up a table with the questions lined across them and keep track on an excel sheet of the progress for each question.
This is an interactive resource where you can allow students to pick the revision topic or starter. This can be spread to two-three revision lessons complete with starters.
A revision resource covering quick recaps and mini questions on:
-Angles in Shapes
-Products of primes
An escape room styled lesson where students access the provided website through QR code and progress through questions to the final challenge. Students cannot progress until they have unlocked each question. Range of learning from problem solving questions, working with area, money problems and more.
It has a high level of engagement and can be interesting to see which students are good at problem solving.
Add a timer on the screen to give a time limit can add more interest.