First find 10, 20 and 5% of some numbers. Then questions using these values. Finally questions with other values and with guidance on how to get the correct amount. Could be calculator, but sums should be easy enough without. [3/2/16 Second version added for pupils who need further practice. 12/7/16 Answers uploaded]
Structured worksheets on decimal places and significant figures. Plus similar style sheet (with less scaffolding) for estimating using 1 significant figure. (d.p. worksheet added 28/1/13) (12/7/16) Answers uploaded
Presentation and worksheet for middle ability Y8 students. (50 minute lesson.) Could be extended for students to calculate area as well.
Qualitative vs quantitative, discrete vs continuous. 1. Cards to sort into two groups - may think of any way to split. 2. Flipchart to structure lesson with links to short videos etc. 3. PowerPoint quiz - identify whether discrete or continuous.
Various shapes (all but one rectilinear). All have missing lengths which need to be found. Two are in mixed units. Answers given in text box. (Delete before printing!)
Scaffolded worksheet asking students to find 4 points, plot these on a conversion graph of miles to km and then use the line to convert 4 other values. (10/2/14) Two further examples added. (12/7/16) Answers uploaded
Illustration of balanced scales for solving equations. 1 and 2-step. [21/1/15] Simple matching worksheet added for 1-step equations. [3/3/15] New version of presentation showing how to deal with the variable on both sides. (12/7/16) Answers to worksheet uploaded
20 quick questions on angles (largely) in parallel lines. Emphasis on use of correct terminology. Could be done on mini-whiteboards, or otherwise as quiz, rather than flashcards.
'Quick' worksheet with perimeter of rectangle and pentagon, area of parallelogram and angles in a triangle. Four questions on each. For brighter Y6 (starting algebra) but also for lower ability secondary. (12/7/16) Answers uploaded
Powerpoint demonstrating how to divide sums of money in ratio and accompanying scaffolded worksheet with (fairly) straight-forward examples to work out. (10/2/14) Second, slightly harder, worksheet added. (12/7/16) Answers uploaded
Extract discrete data from a bar chart and use to find mean, median, mode and range. Starts by considering a table of data and then two examples of bar charts.
Find the coordinates that creates the required shape - some of the problems have more than one answer. Others (assuming you use integer values and stay on the grid) do not. Various triangles, square, parallelogram, rhombus, trapezium. Final page to identify given shapes - named, congruent, enlargement.
Straightforward worksheet with example of how to divide using factors and 15 questions. (This is so much easier than long division, so long as the divisor can be broken into convenient factors. Wish I had known about this year ago!) (12/7/16) Answers uploaded
Example and 5 main questions. Straightforward amounts of money and interest rates for 2 to 4 years. All scaffolded as tables. (Need to be able to find 10%, 5% and 2% using a calculator.) 3 challenge questions where they have to draw out their own tables. Answers provided. (Question 5 and the Challenges have been rounded to pence - use your own judgement regards acceptable values!)
Assumes learners know how to find prime factors (using factor trees etc.). First question laid out to “fill in”. Subsequent questions have less structure as worksheet progresses.
Scaffolded worksheet with 5 simple questions on area of a circle.