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Simplifying Fractions Catchphrase Game
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Simplifying Fractions Catchphrase Game

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KS3 Maths Activity. Questions require pupils to simplify a fraction to its lowest terms. 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.
Finding Fractions of amounts Catchphrase
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Finding Fractions of amounts Catchphrase

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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.
KS3 Maths Expanding Single Brackets Catchphrase
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KS3 Maths Expanding Single Brackets Catchphrase

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Classroom Activity. Questions require pupils to simplify expressions involving one pair of brackets. 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 assess 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.
Multiplying Fractions Catchphrase
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Multiplying Fractions Catchphrase

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Questions require pupils to multiply two given fractions. 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.
Expanding double brackets catchphrase game
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Expanding double brackets catchphrase game

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KS4 Maths: Algebra. Multiplying and simplifying double brackets. Questions require pupils to simplify expressions involving double brackets. 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.
KS3 Maths Adding fractions Catchphrase Game
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KS3 Maths Adding fractions Catchphrase Game

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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&'. Questions are on adding fractions with different denominators. 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 different catchphrases. Picture behind could be changed to something more personalised to the class.
KS3 Maths Simplifying Ratio Catchphrase game
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KS3 Maths Simplifying Ratio Catchphrase game

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Questions require pupils to simplify a ratio to its lowest terms. 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.
World Book Day Maths Problems
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World Book Day Maths Problems

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Six problem solving style questions related to books and reading, ideal to use around world book day! You could use these in lots of ways, just use one as a starter or use all of them as a relay, quiz, treasure hunt or carousel! Better suited to more able or more resilient KS3 pupils, or most abilities at KS4. Sorry there are no answers at the moment but I will try to add some ASAP.
Finding the volume of cuboids Catchphrase game
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Finding the volume of cuboids Catchphrase game

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KS3 Maths Activity. Questions require pupils to come up with possible dimensions of a cuboid with a given volume. 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.
KS3 Maths Sharing in a ratio Treasure Hunt Game
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KS3 Maths Sharing in a ratio Treasure Hunt Game

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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.
Missing Angles Cartoon Top Trumps - GCSE Revision
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Missing Angles Cartoon Top Trumps - GCSE Revision

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Missing Angles Cartoon Top Trumps: Revision questions on calculating missing angles. Differentiated by colour, red being easier, orange being medium difficulty and green being more challenging. Starts with simple lines and round a point moving up to triangles, quadrilaterals and parallel lines. 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!
KS3 Maths Revison Game
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KS3 Maths Revison Game

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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!
KS3 Maths Algebra: Sequences Catchphrase Game
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KS3 Maths Algebra: Sequences Catchphrase Game

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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.
Maths Constructions and Loci Murder Mystery
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Maths Constructions and Loci Murder Mystery

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This is a mystery which requires students to use the clues to work out which suspect committed a murder. They need to draw various constructions on the map according to the clues they are given. This is a really nice activity to do as an assessment lesson once you have completed this topic. I have also put a rough solution on but I couldn't do all the correct constructions in word so please look carefully at the activity before using to make sure you know what the final solution should look like.
Multiplying by powers of ten Catchphrase game
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Multiplying by powers of ten Catchphrase game

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KS3 Maths Activity. Questions require pupils to multiply by different powers of ten. 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 assessment of understanding 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.
Investigating Circle Theorems with Geogebra
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Investigating Circle Theorems with Geogebra

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KS4 Maths activity, using ICT A set of dynamic web-pages and accompanying workbook to guide pupils through the various circle theorems. They can see and manipulate the visualisations and use them to deduce the theorems for themselves. They can then test their understanding on some of the problems. I have found this really successful in teaching for understanding and have found pupils remember the theorems far better having seen them in action. Outstanding computer lesson!
Maths: BIDMAS Board Game with the Simpsons
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Maths: BIDMAS Board Game with the Simpsons

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This is a board game which requires students to answer questions on BIDMAS, they then go backwards or forwards by the answer. I would suggest the students play in threes and the winner is the first player to get around the board three times. This makes a nice main activity or plenary. It is differentiated so there are two different levels, orange is easier and green is more challenging. I photocopy each colour onto opposite sides of one sheet of A3 and laminate.
KS3 Maths Averages Cartoon Top Trumps Game
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KS3 Maths Averages Cartoon Top Trumps Game

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Revision Activity. Top trumps on calculating averages. Differentiated by colour, red being easier, orange being medium difficulty and green being more challenging. Starts with mode and median moving on to mean and range. No calculator needed. 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!
Investigating Straight Line Graphs with Geogebra
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Investigating Straight Line Graphs with Geogebra

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Worksheet which can be used in conjunction with the geogebra software available through the link on the worksheet. Guides pupils through a lesson discovering the 'y = mx + c' formula and the meaning of the constants 'm' and 'c'. A great computer lesson which teaches itself, great to see the lightbulbs coming on as the pupils figure this out themselves and they retain it so much more!