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Taught for 13 years so far. Started within Yorkshire now enjoying the delights of Kazakhstan. Starting to enjoy making resources

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Taught for 13 years so far. Started within Yorkshire now enjoying the delights of Kazakhstan. Starting to enjoy making resources
Expanding single brackets

Expanding single brackets

A lesson to get pupils expanding single brackets, definitions, discussions and challenges included 2 methods shown with differentiated questions set and differentiated tasks included. first of a series of lessons, quadratics and factorising to follow hope you enjoy please leave feedback check out the shop for more https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/commuter
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Averages from Frequency tables

Averages from Frequency tables

first lesson on averages from a frequency table includes example questions, discussion activities, questions with solutions and extension opportunities, links in to probability at the end hope you enjoy please leave feedback for more of my lessons and challenges check out https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/commuter
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Number bundle

Number bundle

20 different treasure hunts (or loop games) ideal with primary and weaker secondary pupils. Covers number bonds, fractions of, ordering numbers and multiples All on A4 portrait (easily adaptable to A5 and smaller) all on bright colours. Hope you enjoy the bundle
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Expressions Equations Identities Formulas

Expressions Equations Identities Formulas

tweeked version of the resource first put up by Holyhead. Changed the definitions to make it more suitable to my pupils . An activity for that short but vital task of sorting out the difference between these 4 types of algebraic notation. Firstly a MATCH-UP activity (the preview does not indicate the matches!) of the definitions for each of the 4, then a sorting and grouping activity with examples of each. Lastly, something to do with each type - substituting, solving, identifying and proving. Answers provided Also plenary/starter activity for AFL ppt on identifying correctly
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End of year 7 Maths Quiz

End of year 7 Maths Quiz

6 rounds of questions 4 Maths:- Number, Algebra, Shape and Statistics 1 General Knowledge 1 Picture round easy to adapt all questions, The Maths is aimed at year 7 pupils answers provided in the ppt after all the question a bit of fun including some maths for the end of the term (in the general knowledge round there are 2 questions aimed at the pupils I currently teach in Kazakhstan but these are easy to adapt to whichever country you are in)
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Line Segments- The length of the line between 2 coordinates

Line Segments- The length of the line between 2 coordinates

Full powerpoints provided with discussion tasks, worked example, built in questions with answers and follow up group activities. There are 2 different powerpoints provided depending on if you want to use the treasure hunt or the matching activity as your group task. The treasure hunt and matching activity accompany the respective powerpoint. Question banks in the powerpoint have been split into coordinates in 1 quadrant and coordinates in all 4 quadrants. Answers given to all questions. Leaving answers as surds rather than decimals where appropriate. Hope you enjoy please leave feedback
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Similar Shapes up to and including Area and Volumes

Similar Shapes up to and including Area and Volumes

Whole topic covered on similar shapes Starts with lengths and scale factors moves on to links between scale factors for length area and perimeter. The ppt can be used as either a single lesson or as two lessons as more than enough work in there for it. Several discussion tasks built into the powerpoint Worked examples, definitions worksheets (with full answers) and 2 treasure hunts which can run parallel to avoid having people follow each other as easily. Hope you enjoy please leave feedback if you like the lesson have a look at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/commuter for more
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Insert the Brackets Bidmas

Insert the Brackets Bidmas

2 worksheets in 1 left hand side harder than the right easy to cut up to have 2 worksheets insert the brackets if needed to make the sum correct
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Dividing in a ratio treasure hunt activities

Dividing in a ratio treasure hunt activities

3 Dividing in a ratio treasure hunt activities dividing in a ratio with 2 parts dividing in a ratio using money dividing in a ratio with 3 parts allows differentiation by setting different treasure hunt according to ability
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Surd- the treasure hunts

Surd- the treasure hunts

Adding and subtracting surds multiplying surds dividing surds rationalizing surds 4 treasure hunt style activities would suit either a revision lesson with people on different trails or as part of a sequence of lessons hope you enjoy please leave feedback (have amended them to enlarge the fonts)
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Tour de France relay

Tour de France relay

Great for and end of term or return to school activity In teams of 2 or 3 a fun relay with challenging questions allowing the pupils to still be pushed and review several topics at the same time. Takes 50 minutes on average to complete so a full lesson can be had from this questions all relate to the tour de france and cover probability, speed/distance/time, ratio averages answers included, pupils always enjoy the element of competition (easy to adapt, I allow 2 marks per question. I get the pupils to pick 2 numbers before the start, have one worth 10 marks and only 1 attempt, the other loses all previous correct marks if they get it wrong on their only attempt at it) hope you enjoy it please leave feedback
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Expanding Double Brackets

Expanding Double Brackets

The second lesson on expanding brackets- Expanding Double Brackets The methods FOIL and GRID are used with 2 clear examples for each Differentiated work with answers built into the presentation Discussion activity on how to approach 3 brackets included Understanding checks built in including Jigsaw and matching activities that can be done individually or in pairs/small groups Hope you enjoy, please leave feedback for more check out my shop https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/commuter
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Treasure hunt / Loop Game - number bonds

Treasure hunt / Loop Game - number bonds

4 different treasure hunts (or loop games) covering number bonds 1) bonds up to 20 2) bonds up to 40 3) bonds up to 100 4) bonds up to 1000 all designed as A4 portrait pages (easily adaptable to smaller sizes for use as loop games) on bright coloured backgrounds Hope you enjoy please leave feedback
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Treasure Hunts- the measures and time pack

Treasure Hunts- the measures and time pack

21 treasure hunts all in one place 3 of each for money conversions, converting lengths, converting capacity, converting mass, currency conversions, time problems and 6 converting metric units and imperial (cm to inches and pounds to kilograms) all printed on A4 portrait, easy to adapt. Bright colours easy to read. hope you enjoy please leave feedback
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Equations of straight lines y=mx+c

Equations of straight lines y=mx+c

10 tasks all connected with y=mx+c 5 treasure trails and 5 matching activity (the matching activities are all on 1 document and are easily adaptable to straight forward worksheet) 1) Gradient and Intercept when given the equation (some rearranging needed) 2) Equations of parallel and perpendicular lines 3) Coordinates of midpoints and endpoints 4) Length of line between two coordinates 5) Equation of a line from a pair of coordinates easily to mark answers given let me know if you want any more on this or any other topic. Please leave feedback thank you
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Probability Problems

Probability Problems

2 levels of questions The more challenging is a Probability worksheet of worded questions which brings in LCM, HCF, fractions of amounts, index laws and others. works well if covering Venn Diagrams Answers are supplied The second is the questions already drawn in Venn Diagram form just needing answering answers are given please leave feedback
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Finding missing angles in Triangles

Finding missing angles in Triangles

Use knowledge of triangles and algebra to find missing angles. Reasons needed for answers answer sheet provided Good for revision tasks or as a plenary or starter please leave feedback thank you
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