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Rounding to a Suitable Degree of Accuracy

Rounding to a Suitable Degree of Accuracy

Explains the rules for an answer to a suitable degree of accuracy, looks at the possibility of different answers when measurements are described using decimal places vs significant figures. Plenary looks t underestimating vs overestimating.
jchowell
Equations of Parallel Lines

Equations of Parallel Lines

GCSE 9-1 Higher lesson: Recaps y=mx+c and looks at finding parallel lines, rearranging equations into y=mx+c, fining equations of parallel lines through a fixed point.
jchowell
Number Patterns: Special Sequences

Number Patterns: Special Sequences

9-1 GCSE lesson covering square, cube, triangular numbers, Fibonacci sequence and connections between them. Includes 10 investigative questions on square and cube numbers [answers included].
jchowell
GCSE Higher Linear Graphs Unit

GCSE Higher Linear Graphs Unit

Five lessons covering Gradients & Intercepts, Equations of Parallel Lines, Equations of Perpendicular Lines, Solving Simultaneous Equations graphically and a Preview/Review lesson covering the topic objectives, prior learning and exam-style questions.
jchowell
Problem Solving with Pythagoras

Problem Solving with Pythagoras

Review lesson on Pythagoras Theorem followed by contextual questions eg distance between two points, lengths of diagonals in quadrilaterals, distances from journeys described using bearings. 2 Starters on calculating square roots and estimating square roots. Answers provided for all questions.
jchowell
Factorials

Factorials

9-1 GCSE lesson. Starter reviews standard form and sizes of numbers. Definitions of repeated multiplication and increasing multiplication and of factorials. Worked examples calculating with factorials. Differentiated worksheet on Factorials. Plenary explores 0! and 52!.
jchowell
9-1 GCSE Pythagoras & Right Triangle Trigonometry Unit.

9-1 GCSE Pythagoras & Right Triangle Trigonometry Unit.

8 lessons covering Pythagoras in 2D and 3D. Definitions of trigonometric ratios, applications of sine,cos,tan. Exact trigonometric values. Problem solving. Unit preview/review lesson has lots of practice questions. All answers included on ppts.
jchowell
Multiplying & Dividing with Standard Form

Multiplying & Dividing with Standard Form

9-1 GCSE Lesson: Starter: 10 questions Multiple Choice on Writing Numbers in Standard Form. Explanations & worked examples multiplying and dividing numbers in Standard Form including adjustments when product/quotient isn't between 1 & 10. Differentiated worksheet of 20 questions, All answers included.
jchowell
Exact Trigonometric Values

Exact Trigonometric Values

9-1 GCSE Lesson explaining the derivation of the exact values for sin,cos & tan of 30,45,60 degrees. Includes a worksheet [slide 13] for pupils to complete and questions & answers examining how these values are used in questions.
jchowell
Trigonometry in Right Triangles

Trigonometry in Right Triangles

9-1 Lesson applying trigonometry to right triangles. Starter reviews trig functions. Questions using trig in rectangles, isosceles triangles, angles of elevation & depression, problem solving. Worked examples, questions - full answers provided.
jchowell
3D Pythagoras & Trigonometry

3D Pythagoras & Trigonometry

9-1 GCSE lesson. Starter bingo reviewing trig ratios. Worked examples of using pythagoras and trigonometry with cuboids, pyramids and prisms. Questions. Answers provided for all questions.
jchowell
Adding & Subtracting Numbers in Standard Form

Adding & Subtracting Numbers in Standard Form

9-1GCSE lesson. Starter 10 Multiple Choice questions on converting numbers between powers of 10. Worked examples on adding & subtracting with numbers in Standard Form. Differentiated worksheet with 20 questions. Plenary of exam style questions. All answers included.
jchowell