Secondary numeracy resource - 174 activities, will last you forever!

Secondary numeracy resource - 174 activities, will last you forever!

This is a resource containing 174 different activities suitable for numeracy lessons during registration period. The powerpoint describes the activities and have been sorted into year groups and half terms for your convenience. Some of the activities have accompanying printouts as well A better preview and description can be found on my website by following the link below: http://www.missbanks.co.uk/#!numeracy-time-resource/x1601
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Top ten tests - Target 5

Top ten tests - Target 5

Full preview available at https://www.missbanks.co.uk/top-ten-tests These papers test skills that appear on foundation tier papers, aimed at students working at/towards grade 5. Each set of these papers test 10 skills at GCSE level. Each set has 4 versions to choose from with increasing levels of difficulty: 4 Green > 4 Yellow > 4 Red > 2 Blue For example, A green paper simultaneous equations question has the same coefficient of y. A blue paper simultaneous equations question is worded with a contextual answer. This allows you to build up students confidence and improve their skills at a pace appropriate for your class. There are worked solutions to accompany every paper. There is also a spreadsheet included for you to record your overall class scores and also question by question scores.
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Advanced trigonometry - 6 lessons

Advanced trigonometry - 6 lessons

This resource contains the following 6 lessons: Using the sine rule Using the cosine rule to find a side Using the cosine rule to find an angle Using sine to find the area of a triangle (including working backwards to find a side or angle and area of a segment) Mixture of all rules Problem solving questions Every lesson has starters, plenaries and extension questions and everything has full solutions or worked solutions provided. There are 175 slides and 16 documents included!
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Circle theorems (minimum 3 lessons)

Circle theorems (minimum 3 lessons)

This is (at least) 3 lessons worth of work on circle theorems. Lesson 1 - > Starter - Label the parts of the circle. Worksheet included and interactively move the answers to the right places on the board. > Comparison to angles in parallel lines. I like to introduce them as similar to angles in parallel lines in that they have to know what to look for and the statements if they are asked for reasons. Also that it can be simple or very complex. > A sheet for students to stick into their books that has all of the circle theorems on for them to refer to. This includes a few different representations of each circle theorem to show how different they can look. > A look at all of the theorems. Step by step on the board showing each of the circle theorems. You could have students doing this in their books before giving them the theorems. Also includes links to geogebra software for each theorem. > A worksheet on basic circle theorem questions + extension questions to get students used to identifying the correct theorem and using it. Full answers provided on the smartboard file. > Plenary - a look at spotting isosceles triangles in circle theorems. Lesson 2 - > Morgan's problem (this was given to me by one of my students!) Answer included. > 2 exam questions examples. Focus on showing clear working and writing on the diagram and giving correct reasons. > Key exam language. State vs Work out vs Give reasons > Exam questions. There are 2 booklets (I printed these as A5 booklets that students could stick into books) of exam questions. One is "easier" problems then there is a "more challenging" booklet if you are teaching grade 8/9 students. There is a mark scheme and worked solutions to the first booklet. The second booklet has the final answer in the back (so students can check their answer but will still need to show full working) and worked solutions also included. NB: I actually did this lesson over a double period and some of them still had to take work home to finish it off so this is alot of work! Lesson 3 - > Spot the mistake. Answers included. This covers some of the more common mistakes students make. > A chance for the students to try and prove the circle theorems for themselves - what do they know about the sizes of any of the angles? I printed the 5 sheets of the circle theorems with the additional lines drawn on on a double sided sheet of A4 and gave them 10 minutes to label anything they can. > Proof of circle theorems. Step by step each of the circle theorem proofs with full explanations for students to follow through. I printed the blank circle theorem proof sheets for them to stick in their book but you could save on printing and get them to copy it themselves. > Plenary - FMSP Problem - two circles. Full solution provided. ENJOY!
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Top ten tests - Higher

Top ten tests - Higher

Full preview available at https://www.missbanks.co.uk/top-ten-tests These papers test skills that appear on higher tier papers. Each set of these papers test 10 skills at GCSE level. Each set has 4 versions to choose from with increasing levels of difficulty: 4 Green > 4 Yellow > 4 Red > 2 Blue For example, A green paper "factorise and solve quadratics" question would be x^2 + 7x + 12 = 0 A blue paper "factorise and solve quadratics" question would be 3x^2 - 3x = 8 This allows you to build up students confidence and improve their skills at a pace appropriate for your class. There are worked solutions to accompany every paper. There is also a spreadsheet included for you to record your overall class scores and also question by question scores.
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Top ten tests - Target 5

Top ten tests - Target 5

Full preview available at https://www.missbanks.co.uk/top-ten-tests These papers test skills that appear on foundation tier papers, aimed at students working at/towards grade 5. Each set of these papers test 10 skills at GCSE level. Each set has 4 versions to choose from with increasing levels of difficulty: 4 Green > 4 Yellow > 4 Red > 2 Blue For example, A green paper simultaneous equations question has the same coefficient of y. A blue paper simultaneous equations question is worded with a contextual answer. This allows you to build up students confidence and improve their skills at a pace appropriate for your class. There are worked solutions to accompany every paper. There is also a spreadsheet included for you to record your overall class scores and also question by question scores.
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Combination of transformations

Combination of transformations

Complete lesson on combining transformations. Includes: > Starter - run the powerpoint and it will animate all 4 transformations at once! Discuss with students which transformation each one is showing and congruence. > 2 full examples on combination of transformations. Students have a worksheet to follow along with. Just click through the slides and each step of working will appear on the board. When it comes to the rotation, you can grab and rotate the tracing paper to show students how to do this. Also goes through identifying the overall transformation as a stretch activity. > I added in a worksheet I found on TES on combined transformations as the main activity of the lesson. > Mini review question on combined transformations. I get the students to complete it then I collect them in and give them feedback for them to stick into their books.
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Rotate a shape around a centre

Rotate a shape around a centre

Complete lesson on rotating a shape around a centre. Includes: > Starter - describe the transformation (reflection) > Key information needed to rotate a shape. > 2 full examples on rotating a shape about a centre. Students have a matching worksheet so they can follow along at the same time. Click through the slides and instructions will appear. Interactive turing of the tracing paper - click and rotate it to show the students. > I added in a common rotation jigsaw that are readily available on TES as an activity. > Full example on describing the single transformation for rotation. Click through the slides and instructions will appear. Interactive turing of the tracing paper - click and rotate it to show the students how to test if the centre is correct. > Extension sheet on finding the centre and degrees of rotation. Full solution provided. > Plenary - combined reflect and rotate question and identify the transformation. Sheet for students to complete on included and full solutions on smart board file.
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Interpreting pie charts

Interpreting pie charts

Complete lesson on interpreting pie charts Includes: Complete lesson on drawing pie charts without a calculator. It teaches students to write each frequency as a fraction of the total and find that fraction of 360 in order to find the angle required. Includes: > AfL starter - what do you already know about pie charts > Matching pie charts with flags activity. Printable sheet and full solutions included. > Key point slide - does one pie chart show more ___ than ___ or a higher proportion? > 2 slides of questions to go through at the board > Worksheet for students to complete with extension task and full solutions
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Reflecting a shape in a line

Reflecting a shape in a line

Complete lesson on reflecting shapes in a line (x axis, y axis, lines parallel to the axes and y=x y=-x) Includes: > Starter - what do all of these shapes have in common? > Examples on reflecting a shape in a given line > Questions on worksheet > Answers included > Same (examples, questions, answers) for y axis and x axis, lines parallel to the axes and y=x and y=-x) > Mini review question on reflecting shapes in lines
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Identify a transformation

Identify a transformation

Complete lesson on identifying a transformation. Includes: > Key points to read in an exam question (single and marks available) > 4 full examples of each of the transformations. Just click through the slides and the full working out and solutions appear. On the rotation question you can click the tracing paper and rotate to test where the centre of rotation is. > Worksheet on identifying transformations with selection of exam questions as an extension task.
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Solving all linear equations

Solving all linear equations

Solving linear equations including: > Negative solutions > Fractional solutions > Negative fractional solutions > Brackets > Variables on both sides > "Unconventional" order e.g. 54 = 4 - 8x Has extension on forming and solving linear equations Starter activity on substitution Plenary "spot the mistake" Full solutions provided
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Higher and Foundation flash cards for revision

Higher and Foundation flash cards for revision

These are revision cards to use with students to help them remember their need to know formulae, conversions, facts and rules, and key words. Also included is an edited version to be used for revision quizzes (10 questions for 10 weeks, both foundation and higher versions). There are approximately 100 cards in a pack! ADVICE! Open the PDF files and print 4 per page, colour, doubled sided on card and guillotine them. This will make 4 sets of the cards. We photocopied them onto different coloured paper for the different sections (so printed in black and white), then hole punched and bound them together with treasury tags.
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Converting fractions for decimals - recurring and terminating

Converting fractions for decimals - recurring and terminating

Complete lesson on converting difficult fractions into decimals. Includes whether they terminate or recur. Includes > Starter - convince me that... > Examples and differentiated questions on completing the bus stop method for division. > Examples on converting fractions to decimals > Task with two extension questions with full solutions > What is terminating and recurring? > Sort activity > Reasoning plenary
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Distance time graphs

Distance time graphs

Complete lesson on distance time graphs. Includes: > Starter on worded speed distance time questions. Solutions provided. > Whole class activity: A distance time graph example at the board with questions. > Skills check: 5 questions on one graph for every student to do then answers discussed/projected onto the board (answers provided) > Graph match up activity. 9 graphs with matching descriptions. These have been numbered/lettered so that students don't need to cut them out if you would like to get them through this activity quicker than cutting and sticking. > Extension task: Describe what this graphs is showing (a race between two people) > Full solutions provided > Examples on finding speed from a distance time graph > Find the speed at the different points of this graph > Extension: What is happening to the speed in this graph? > Full solutions provided >
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Volume and surface area of difficult prisms, cylinders, spheres and cones

Volume and surface area of difficult prisms, cylinders, spheres and cones

Grade C+ to A* Volume and surface area of awkward prisms, cylinders, spheres and cones - all in a real life context. Did this with my top set year 10 class and most of them found it to be a challenge! There are multiple choice answers at the side so students can see if they're getting the answers correct. (AfL) Answers are included at the bottom of the worksheet and on the presentation. All painstakingly created by myself :)
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3D Pythagoras

3D Pythagoras

Complete lesson on 3D Pythagoras Includes: > How many right angled triangles can you spot in this cuboid? (Really good investigation starter that helps the students visualise the triangles and is afl for your next task) Full solution provided including on the diagram. > Examples to work through - starting with 2D Pythagoras on a 3D shape and progressing. > 2 options for worksheet. Option 1 - Starts with 2 questions on 2D Pythagoras on a 3D shape - Then 2 3D Pythagoras questions finding the hypotenuse - Then a 3D Pythagoras question finding a shorter side - Then a "find the height" of the pyramid question - Then find the side length of the cube given the diagonal question Option 2 - Same questions as option 1 but the triangles are drawn for the students. Firstly with measurements and then without. > Further extension - design your own question with model answer and mark scheme for both a cuboid and a pyramid. Template sheet provided for students to work on. > Full solutions (same for both sheets) > Plenary - showing the 3D Pythagoras formula and where it comes from
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Fractional Indices

Fractional Indices

Complete lesson on fractional indices Includes: > Starter on laws of indices with solutions > Fractional indices investigation to allow students to discover for themselves. Full solutions. > Explanation. > Quick questions with unit fractions. Extension of non unit fractions. Full solution. > Explanation and examples of non unit fractions. > Quick questions with non unit fractions. Extension of negative non unit fractions. Full solution. > Challenge plenary using indices. >
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Rotate a shape around the origin

Rotate a shape around the origin

Complete lesson on rotating a shape around the origin. Includes: > Starter - what do these images have in common? > Match up clockwise and anticlockwise and 90, 180, 270, 360 degrees. Solutions on next slide. > 2 full examples on rotating a shape about the origin. Students have a matching worksheet so they can follow along at the same time. Click through the slides and instructions will appear. Interactive turing of the tracing paper - click and rotate it to show the students. > Worksheet for students to complete. I added in a common rotation jigsaw that are readily available on TES as an extension activity. >Mini review question on rotating a shape around the origin as AfL > Plenary - self evaluate how well you understand rotations.
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