Finding Fractions of amounts Catchphrase

Finding Fractions of amounts Catchphrase

KS3 Maths Game. Questions require pupils to find a fraction of a given quantity. Plenary or starter game based on the tv show catchphrase. Pupils must correctly answer the question on one of the rectangles to reveal part of the 'catchphrase behind&'. A great way to engage pupils and an assessment of understanding. Easily adapted to suit other topics or abilities.
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KS3 Maths BIDMAS Cartoon Top Trumps

KS3 Maths BIDMAS Cartoon Top Trumps

Order of Operations game. Differentiated by colour, red being easier, orange being medium difficulty and green being more challenging. Usually I would give pupils either a red and orange set OR an orange and green set, play in pairs, can show working in their books if you want a record of their work! Also suitable from KS3 depending on ability.
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Diamond Jubilee Top Trumps

Diamond Jubilee Top Trumps

This is a set of top trumps cards to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee, the cards feature well known royal faces and the questions are all based around the number 60. The questions involve fractions, BIDMAS and some decimals. This would be an ideal starter as part of your lessons in the build up to the Diamond Jubilee. Or you could use these in conjunction with the Diamond Jubilee Mysteries (see my other resources) for a royal lesson!
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KS3 Maths Revison Game

KS3 Maths Revison Game

Pupils must analyse five pieces of evidence to eliminate nine of ten suspects. Evidence covers all four NC Strands. Bearings, Angles, collecting like terms, ratios. Ideal as an end of term activity, pupils need to peform the common processes but also interpret their results in a different context. I usually have pupils working in pairs and run this over an hour session with ten minutes at the end to feedback their conclusions. Power point to support in delivery - with the answers on at the end. Suspects are celebrities, although the pupils love it if you put pictures of them or staff on!
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Ratio Worded Questions Treasure Hunt Game

Ratio Worded Questions Treasure Hunt Game

KS4 Maths Ratio Revision. Treasure Hunt activity (like match cards but round the classroom - see instructions) on worded ratio problems. Differentiated with 2 levels, low level involves only sharing in a ratio, higher level involves comparing ratio and working backwards.
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KS3 Maths Sharing in a ratio Treasure Hunt Game

KS3 Maths Sharing in a ratio Treasure Hunt Game

Ratio and Proportion Revision. Treasure Hunt activity (like match cards but round the classroom - see instructions) on sharing in a ratio. Differentiated with 2 levels, low level involves questions of the form 'share x in the following ratio&', higher level involve worded questions.
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Simplifying Algebra QR Treasure Hunt Game

Simplifying Algebra QR Treasure Hunt Game

KS3 Maths activity. Collecting like terms. QR code Treasure Hunt (like match cards but round the classroom - see instructions) on simplifying algebra. Pupils must scan the QR code using their phones to be sent the question (see guide for more detail). Differentiated into two levels, low level involves addition and subtraction only, higher level involves multiplication as well.
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Introduction to the Quadratic Formula Jigsaw

Introduction to the Quadratic Formula Jigsaw

Jigsaw requiring pupils to identify the constants a, b and c from a quadratic. A good starter before they begin to substitute the values into the formula. Differentiated into two levels, easier one focuses on simple quadratics with some negatives, harder version questions require some rearranging.
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Estimating from Scatter Graphs Treasure Hunt Game

Estimating from Scatter Graphs Treasure Hunt Game

KS4 Maths activity. Revising scatter graphs. Treasure Hunt activity (like match cards but round the classroom - see instructions) on estimating from scatter graphs using the line of best fit. Differentiated with 2 levels, low level involves only reading off the y-axis, higher level requires reading off both axes.
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Year 11 Unit 3 Revision Race AA*

Year 11 Unit 3 Revision Race AA*

This is a revision race consisting of 30 questions, designed to be used with year 11 revising for their unit 3 exam. This makes a very energetic lesson which is a nice break from past papers. Answers included. Have a look at numberloving.co.uk/resources.php for Grade B-A, C and D-C versions
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Imperial to Metric Conversions Collective Memory

Imperial to Metric Conversions Collective Memory

KS3 Revision Starter Activity - Get pupils to work in pairs or threes, they should take it in turns to come and look at the poster, they have to remember what they can and re-create the poster on a sheet of A4 or in their books. Give them around ten turns to come up. Discuss memory strategies throughout the activity. Poster they have created can then be used for reference and discussion throughout the lesson. Pupils love this and I find it a great way to get them to teach themselves about a topic
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Simplifying Algebra Jigsaw Ring

Simplifying Algebra Jigsaw Ring

Jigsaw which fits together as a dougnut with questions on simplifying and substituting into expressions. Give each pupil a piece and get them to form the doughnut in the middle of the room - nice starter or plenary.
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Imperial to Metric Conversions Jigsaws

Imperial to Metric Conversions Jigsaws

Jigsaws with questions on converting imperial and metric measures. Differentiated into two levels, easier version just deals with main conversions whereas harder version requires more knowledge and two step conversions.
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Standard Form Top Trumps

Standard Form Top Trumps

Differentiated by colour, red being easier, orange being medium difficulty and green being more challenging. Usually I would give pupils either a red and orange set OR an orange and green set to play in pairs, they can show their working in their books if you want a record of their work! No pictures - add in your own, maybe of your class or department?!
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Properties of Shapes - Catchphrase - KS3

Properties of Shapes - Catchphrase - KS3

Plenary or starter game based on the tv show catchphrase. Questions require pupils to quote three properties of the shape on their chosen rectangle. Pupils must correctly answer the question on one of the rectangles to reveal part of the 'catchphrase behind&'. A great way to engage pupils and check understanding. Easily adapted to suit other topics or abilities. See the other versions I have shared - all with a different catchphrase. Picture behind could be changed to something more personalised to the class.
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KS3 Maths Algebra: Sequences Catchphrase Game

KS3 Maths Algebra: Sequences Catchphrase Game

Questions require pupils to generate the first four terms in a pattern using the nth term. Plenary or starter game based on the tv show catchphrase. Pupils must correctly answer the question on one of the rectangles to reveal part of the 'catchphrase behind&'. A great way to engage pupils and check understanding. Easily adapted to suit other topics or abilities. See the other versions I have shared - all with a different catchphrase. Picture behind could be changed to something more personalised to the class.
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