Pi

Pi

This detailed PowerPoint takes the student, step-by-step, through how to obtain Pi and how to use it to calculate the circumference and area of a circle. The concept of Pi is supported by a strong visual element, ensuring that each pupil is able to understand the concept.
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BEARINGS

BEARINGS

An excellent introduction to Bearings. Each slide is easy to follow and the pupil is taken through a series of simple steps that enable him to master the concept of direction using a 360 degree protractor. This is another stunning presentation from a teacher who understands why students get stuck.
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Area & Perimeter

Area & Perimeter

Pupils find area and perimeter quite tricky. I made this PowerPoint to explain clearly and simply how to calculate area of rectangles, triangles and compound shapes. The use of formula is described once the children have a clear understanding of the concept of area.
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Using a net to make this cute Easter chick

Using a net to make this cute Easter chick

Maths is lots of fun and here is a lovely Easter project that every KS2 child will enjoy. A simple yet effective PowerPoint takes the pupils through the process, ste by step. Cut out the template, make the chick and fill the box with mini eggs. What could be better?
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ANGLE PROPERTIES

ANGLE PROPERTIES

Your pupils will never again confuse alternate angles with corresponding angles! This vibrant PowerPoint takes each angle property and illustrates it clearly and vividly, allowing the student sufficient time to absorb and consolidate a tricky concept. Also included are adjacent angles on a straight line, co-interior and co-exterior angles.
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ANGLES - NAMING & MEASURING

ANGLES - NAMING & MEASURING

Another excellent resource which takes the pupils step-by-step through the process of what an angle is, how to name an angle, the importance of estimation and how to use a 180 degree protractor. With simple yet stunning slides, every pupil will be able to access what can be, a tricky concept to master.
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Venn Diagrams

Venn Diagrams

A comprehensive resource pack that explains more complex Venn diagrams in detail. The PowerPoint is extremely clear, taking the pupils through the concept of the intersection of two and three sets. There is a fact sheet for pupils as well as a worksheet to consolidate the concept. Answers are supplied.
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Multiplying & Dividing by 10 and 100

Multiplying & Dividing by 10 and 100

A simple and highly visual PowerPoint to demonstrate clearly what happens when a number is multiplied or divided by 10 or 100. Understanding Place Value is paramount to the pupils' understanding and this presentation takes the pupil through the process step-by-step.
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Rounding off a decimal with several decimal places

Rounding off a decimal with several decimal places

A clear and effective explanation to show pupils how to round off a number to one or two decimal places. Using simple graphics and practical repetition, every pupil will be able to access this important concept. The author is well known for easy to understand, eye-catching presentations. The PowerPoint is supported by two worksheets.
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Writing a fraction as a decimal

Writing a fraction as a decimal

This colourful presentation will appeal to upper KS2 pupils who find it hard to understand how to write a fraction as a decimal. Why is a half written as 0.5? Clear graphics explain this in a memorable and meaningful way.
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The disappearing man - a super open-ended starter for KS2

The disappearing man - a super open-ended starter for KS2

This starter appeals to all children as it offers a challenge to every ability. A funny character appears on the screen with each section of his body containing a number. The pupils chose a number, such as 10, and make up an interesting way to reach it. Less able children might suggest that 1 + 9 = 10, another child might suggest that 5 x 2 = 10 while a more able child might suggest that 10 = the square root of 100! The teacher selects a child to tap the smartboard and, lo and behold, the body part disappears! This starter is open-ended which means that every child is fully engaged in the process.
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Triangles - a step by step introduction

Triangles - a step by step introduction

This excellent PowerPoint presentation takes the pupils through the basic information needed to understand what triangles are, how to name them and how to prove that the angle sum of a triangle is 180 degrees. It is suitable for Years 4, 5 & 6.
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Transformations

Transformations

This power-point explains very clearly how translation, reflection and rotation work. It is suitable for a bright Year 5 class as well as for Year 6 and 7 pupils. Worksheets to consolidate each of the three transformations are provided for consolidation.
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Symmetry - Line & Rotational

Symmetry - Line & Rotational

A student-friendly power-point presentation that shows very clearly the two types of symmetry - line and rotational. It contains excellent visual effects showing clearly how symmetry works. An invaluable introduction to symmetry for KS2 as well as a reminder for KS3 pupils.
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Converting one unit of metric measure to another

Converting one unit of metric measure to another

Pupils find it very difficult to convert one unit of metric measurement to another, eg converting kg to g and cm to m. This PowerPoint presentation simplifies the process, breaking the method into simple steps. It is suitable for upper KS2 and lower KS3 pupils.
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Translation

Translation

A simple fact sheet explaining translation is consolidated by two worksheets with answers. Suitable for Years 5 to 7. The accompanying PowerPoint enhances the explanation sheet and pupils will be able to see clearly how one shape translates onto another.
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Enlargement

Enlargement

A power point that describes clearly and simply the transformation known as enlargement.
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Division with remainders

Division with remainders

An excellent resource to show exactly how a number is divided into equal parts and what to do if there is a remainder. Strong visual effects bring home the concept that division is the inverse of multiplication. The presentation makes clear use of a number line that even less-able learners will be able to understand.
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