Two worksheets introducing adding fractions visually. On the first worksheet students represent two fractions by colouring in the correct number of segments in two circles. They then must colour in the resulting circle by adding the segments together. This makes for a great introduction to adding fractions and explaining why we add the numerators but leave the denominators the same. Ideal for KS2 or low ability KS3 students. The second worksheet extends the idea to fractions with different denominators. Answers are provided.
Worksheets and presentation that introduces Venn diagrams and extends to probability. Students have to sort numbers into Venn diagrams that are labeled ‘Factors of 12’, ‘Prime Numbers’, ‘Multiples of 3’ etc. Great for an introduction to the concept and to recap factors, multiples, primes and squares. The same idea then extends to probability where students must sort the numbers then give probabilities e.g. “What is the probability of choosing a number that is even but not prime.” Ideal for KS2, KS3 and low ability KS4 students.
Students must look at the empty scatter graphs and decide whether they would show positive, negative or no correlation. Examples 'Height against Shoe Size&', &';Height against IQ', &'Football games won against Football games lost&';. As an extension students can make up graphs for each category.
Mathsbox is a good, cheap online resource containing all sorts of tests, worksheets, starters and quick cover work.
The ‘20 Questions Skills Checks’ are particularly useful for lesson starters or mid-topic assessments if you just want to quickly mark and give feedback on a set of mixed questions.
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A neat Powerpoint demonstrating equivalent fractions with worksheets to go with it. Students have to find equivalent fractions and determine missing numbers within fractions. Ideal for an introduction for KS2 or low ability KS3 learners.
Differentiated worksheet (Red, Amber, Green) where students must multiply two surds together. In the Red section the answers do not simplify, in the Amber section the answers simplify to a whole number and in the Green section the students must multiply two surds with coefficients and simplify the answer. Answers are given.
A differentiated worksheet (Red, Amber and Green) where students must give expressions for the area and perimeter of rectangles. Students will need to be able to collect terms, multiply with algebra, expand single brackets and expand double brackets.
Answers are given.