Rate of Flow

Rate of Flow

This lesson is for KS4 students and teaches them to tackle problems involving rate of flow of a liquid, the volume of a liquid and time. The topic follows the model used to teach density and speed.
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Profit and Loss

Profit and Loss

This lesson is for low ability KS4 students, who learn how to subtract costs from revenue and to interpret the answer as profit or loss. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Functional Problems involving Volume

Functional Problems involving Volume

The lesson is for KS4 students. Functional problems involving volume are considered, including stacking smaller boxes in a larger box and finding into which category packages fall. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Deconstructing Frequency Tables to find Averages and Range

Deconstructing Frequency Tables to find Averages and Range

This lesson is for KS3 students. Before teaching students how to find the averages from frequency tables, I get them to deconstruct some tables, that is listing the raw data and using that raw data to find the averages and range. Worked solutions to the worksheet is included.
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Comparing Full Prices

Comparing Full Prices

This lesson is for low ability KS4 students. Students learn to compare prices by calculating the full price when offers involve instalments, discounts and prices are quoted before VAT is applied. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Utility Bills

Utility Bills

This lesson is for KS4 students. The lesson is differentiated. It starts with using meter readings to find the amount of energy used and the cost of that energy. It then includes a standing charge and finally VAT on the total bill. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Comparing Prices in Different Currencies

Comparing Prices in Different Currencies

This lesson is for KS4 students. The starter covers using exchange rates. The lesson then continues to cover problems where one or two prices have to be converted using exchange rates so that all prices can be compared in the same currency. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Comparing Two Offers

Comparing Two Offers

This lesson is for low ability KS4 students. Students learn to find unit costs in order to compare different offers. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Timetables

Timetables

This lesson is for low ability KS4 students. They learn how to interpret and use timetables. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Trigonometry as Similar Right-angled Triangles

Trigonometry as Similar Right-angled Triangles

This is a series of three lessons looking at the application of trigonometry to right-angled triangles. The trigonometric functions are represented as the ratios of lengths of sides in similar right-angled triangles. Start with 'Similar-Shapes-2-Trig-I' and continue with 'II' and 'III'.
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Perimeter of Curved Shapes

Perimeter of Curved Shapes

This lesson is for KS4 students, who learn how to find the perimeter of shapes with curved sides. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Area of Composite Shapes

Area of Composite Shapes

This lesson is for KS4 students. It starts with finding the area of shapes made of two rectangles and continues to composite shapes involving other shapes. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Mutually exclusive events

Mutually exclusive events

This lesson is for KS4 students. It introduces the concept of mutually exclusive events. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Identifying Parts of Circles

Identifying Parts of Circles

This lesson is for KS4 students. I teach this lesson before teaching circle theorems. It teaches students to look at the diagrams more closely and identify particular arcs, radii, sectors, segments, reflex and non-reflex angles. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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Hidden Simultaneous Equations

Hidden Simultaneous Equations

This lesson is for KS4 students, who struggle with algebra. The lessons teaches students how to solve problems involving two shopping baskets and their costs. The questions are NOT turned into algebraic equations. Instead students are taught how to solve the problems through argument. Worked solutions to the worksheet are included.
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