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Differentiated and fun lessons are my style. If you want different levels of challenge for your students and to make maths more enjoyable, you have come to the right place.

Differentiated and fun lessons are my style. If you want different levels of challenge for your students and to make maths more enjoyable, you have come to the right place.
Mean, median, mode and range

Mean, median, mode and range

This activity is aimed at lower ability students or younger years. There is a lesson with differentiated activities for students to complete. There is also a differentiated dominoes set that can be printed out and then students can play. These are categorised into green, orange and red, red being the hardest. There is also a singing plenary at the end of students to complete on their mini whiteboards. If the students get the answer correct, then it will play part of family guy for them.
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Angles on a straight line, at a point and in a triangle

Angles on a straight line, at a point and in a triangle

This differentiated lesson looks at angles on a straight line, angles at a point and angles in a triangle. The worksheet is split into essential, excel and challenge. The challenge section looks at students combining angle facts that they have learnt. Answers are provided and there is a singing plenary to finish with. In this, students are to write the correct answer on their mini whiteboard and then it will play part of glee for the students.
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Histograms

Histograms

Differentiated histograms lesson. Essential questions where students are to find the frequency density, excel questions where students find the frequency density and draw the histogram. Challenge questions where the students have to work backwards to find missing frequencies. The students have handouts that they can use to stick in their books instead of drawing it out themselves. There is a plenary question that is an exam question. There are also success criteria for the lesson so that students understand where they need to get in the journey of the lesson.
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Multiply/divide by powers of 10

Multiply/divide by powers of 10

Differentiated lesson looking at multiplying and dividing by powers of 10. There are sections that students can do on their mini whiteboards and then a differentiated worksheet that students complete. The green section is multiplying by 10, 100, 1000, orange is dividing by 10, 100, 1000 and then the red section is multiply/divide by 0.1, 0.01, 0.001. There is also a 'singing plenary' for the end of the lesson. Here, students answer the question on their mini whiteboards and if they get it correct, part of grease will play.
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Simplifying algebra with mutliplying

Simplifying algebra with mutliplying

Differentiated lesson looking at simplifying algebra and multiplying. There are 4 levels of challenge for students to have a go at. The first 3 are in the powerpoint, which also goes through each for the students. There is also GCSE questions that the students can complete if this is still to easy for them. There is also a singing plenary which students complete on their mini whiteboards. Once they have answered a question correctly, part of family guy will play for them.
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Cumulative frequency

Cumulative frequency

Differentiated lesson on cumulative frequency. You can either print the booklet for students to complete or you can print the questions on coloured paper (green, orange, red) and put them in plastic wallets for students to complete using their mini whiteboards. They can move around the classroom answering the questions. The reflect on your learning is for the students as a plenary to check understanding.
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Volume of a cylinder

Volume of a cylinder

Differentiated lesson looking at finding the volume of cylinders from first finding the area of a circle. Leads onto finding the volume of a cone to push students onto the next level.
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Percentages and fractions of amounts

Percentages and fractions of amounts

GCSE questions that are worded on percentages and fractions of amounts. Students to complete the differentiated round robin and then the differentiated booklet. Family guy to check understanding as a quiz.
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Expanding and factorising

Expanding and factorising

This is a differentiated lesson looking at factorising and expanding brackets. The essential is to be able to expand brackets, the excel is factorising and the challenge is to be able to factorise and expand. There is a GCSE booklet that is broken down into these three levels for students to complete. The booklet can be printed into 3 sections, or printed as a booklet or printed without the answers. The answers can be stuck around the room, or with the booklet.
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Area of compound area and area of circles

Area of compound area and area of circles

Differentiated lesson looking at compound area and area of circles. The lesson goes through how to find compound area and leads onto area of circles. From here there is a differentiated worksheet that students can complete looking at these elements. There is also a challenge section which looks at more complex area.
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Two way tables including making your own

Two way tables including making your own

Differentiated lesson on two way tables and calculating probabilities of certain events but also including making a two way table. There are GCSE questions for students to complete as well as questions to complete on mini whiteboards. There is also a plenary activity looking at the three levels of challenge within the lesson. I usually get students to do this in silence to get them to check their learning in the lesson. This can then be peer assessed or self assessed as the answers are on the next slide.
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Angles on straight line and triangle very low ability

Angles on straight line and triangle very low ability

Differentiated lesson for a low ability class looking at angles on a straight line and in a triangle. The smart board goes through how to answer the questions and gives some for students to complete on their mini whiteboards. Differentiated worksheet for students to complete with answers. The plenary activity is a 'singing' plenary, where students are presented with a question to complete on their mini whiteboards and then it will play part of glee if students get it correct.
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Circle theorems revision lesson

Circle theorems revision lesson

There is a starter activity recapping some of the basic angle rules with two challenge questions (answers also provided). Then students go onto the main part of the lesson and revise the circle theorems by filling in the circle theorems help sheet (answers also provided). Students then complete the worksheet looking at all the different cycle theorems. There is a singing plenary for the last part of the lesson. A singing plenary is students get to pick the correct answer, if it is correct, it will play part of family guy for them.
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New GCSE foundation mixed starter activity 1 and 2

New GCSE foundation mixed starter activity 1 and 2

This resource is made for students doing the new GCSE foundation spec. There are three levels of challenge with each level of challenge having a worded question to complete also. The answers are provided too. A really good revision tool to help students practice different skills and learn where each section will be around in their exams.
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New GCSE starter activity differentiated 3 and 4

New GCSE starter activity differentiated 3 and 4

This resource is made for students doing the new GCSE foundation spec. There are three levels of challenge with each level of challenge having a worded question to complete also. The answers are provided too. A really good revision tool to help students practice different skills and learn where each section will be around in their exams.
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Solving inequalities

Solving inequalities

Differentiated whole lesson on solving inequalities. There is a lesson that goes through how to solve inequalties with questions to complete on mini whiteboards. Then there is a match up that is differentiated in difficulty. If you print them on different coloured paper shows clear differentiation. I usually go for green for essential, orange for excel and red for challenge. Blue are the answers. And then a 'singing' plenary to finish with. Students to answer the question on their mini whiteboards and then music plays.
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