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This resource is perfect for a series of 3 lessons on Pythagoras' Theorem.
Slides 4 -7. Two examples that the teacher can use to demonstrate finding the longest side. Then a slide of 8 questions for pupils to practice. Two further examples of finding the diagonal of a rectangle and 3 questions (extension) asking pupils which rectangle has the longest diagonal.
Slides 9 - 10. Two examples that the teacher can use to demonstrate finding the shorter side. Then a CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY with 12 questions. It is animated so that pupils can give answers and a picture is revealed behind. Answer: Bunjee Jumper
Slides 12 - 13. Two examples that the teacher can use to demonstrate finding the longer and shorter sides. Then a CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY with 12 questions. It is animated so that pupils can give answers and a picture is revealed behind. Answer: Head in the Sand
I have used these resources with all levels of Foundation pupils and they find it very engaging.

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This resource is perfect for three lessons on finding side lengths using trigonometry.
Slide 1 - Introducing pupils to trigonometry (when do we use SOH CAH TOA)
Slide 2 - Introducing pupils to labelling the sides of the triangle O, H and A.
Slide 3 - 5 Three examples that the teacher can work through with pupils.
Please note - I use the formula triangle method for teaching trigonometry. Step 1: Label the sides, Step 2: Cross off either O, H or A. Step 3- Write the formula triangle and use it to write a formula for finding the side, Step 4: Substitute values into the formula.
Slide 6 - Twelve trig questions in the style of a CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY. Pupils love answering questions to reveal a catchphrase behind - fully animated. Answer: Lazy Bones
Slide 7 -10. A repeat of slides 3-5. I have found that you need to do a lot of practice before students are familiar with the method.
Slide 11 - A further catchphrase activity with twelve questions. Answer: Count on Us
All slides can be adapted if you need to do more lessons / more practice.

By pncullen1984

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This is a perfect resrouce for 3 lessons on solving simultaneous equations. It is aimed at foundation GCSE students (grade 5), although it would also be a good introduction to easier simultaneous equations for higher tier students.
It comprises the following:
Slides 2 and 3 - Two examples of solving basic simultaneous equations (e.g. 4x + y = 26, x + y = 8 AND 3x - y = 2, 2x + y = 13). These are animated to step through the process with students.
Slide 5 - Catchphrase activity (see image) with 16 questions of a similar style to slide 2 and 3. Students provide answers and reveal part of a picture. Answer: Falling of Deaf Ears
Slides 7 and 8 - Two examples of solving harder simultaneous equations (e.g. 4x + 2y = 22, x + y = 7 AND 3x - 2y = 13, 2x + y = 11). These are animated to step through the process with students.
Slide 10 - Catchphrase activity (see image) with 16 questions of a similar style to slide 7 and 8. Students provide answers and reveal part of a picture. Answer: Count on Us
Slide 13 - A further cathprhase activity with a mixture of different styles. Answer: Apple Pie.
All answers to the catchphrase activity are provided in the notes section of Powerpoint slides.

By pncullen1984

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Ideal resource for teaching bank statements to GCSE pupils. This has been created to be similar to the new style GCSE questions that are now on the AQA practice papers (and on the June 2017 paper!)
It includes the following:
Two bank statements where the teacher can model how to complete the statement.
Six practice questions (on the separate worksheet) where pupils need to work out the closing balances.

By pncullen1984

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Ideal set of resources for teaching pupils how to answer questions that require them to apply known angle facts and solve to fin the value of 'x'.
Includes the following:
Two examples (triangle and quadrailateral) where angles are given using algebra. Students need to form an equation equal to either 180 or 360. There is then a slide with 8 questions for practice.
Two practice examples (straight line and around a point) where angles are given using algebra. Students need to form an equation equal to either 180 or 360. There is then a slide with 8 questions for practice.
Two practice examples (Trapezium and Parallelogram) where two Co-Interior angles are given using algebra. Students need to form an equation equal to 180. There is then a slide with 8 questions (mixed triangle, quadrilateral, trapezium and parallelogram) for practice.
Three practice examples (Alternate, Corresponding and Co-Interior) where pupils need to form equations and solve to find 'x'. There is a worksheet (attached) with six additional questions to practice.
Easily enough for a few lessons on this topic. Thanks for looking.

By pncullen1984

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Ideal resource for teaching pupils how to form and solve equations when you are given the perimeter and given side lengths in algebra OR when side lengths are given using algebra and are equal (e.g. opposite sides of a rectangle).
Includes the following:
Two practice questions where pupils are given shapes that have side lengths using algebra (e.g. 2x + 3, 3x - 4). Pupils need to form an expression for the perimeter and make it equal to the given perimeter. There is then a slide with 8 questions for pupils to practice.
Two pratice questions where pupils are given a rectangle / isosceles triangle and use the fact that there are pairs of equal sides to form an equation and solve (e.g. 4x - 3 = 2x + 7). There is then a slide with 8 questions for pupils to practice.
Finally there is a slide with 8 questions (different styles) for pupils to use as revision.

By pncullen1984

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Ideal resource for introducing pupils to forming and solving equations.
All questions are of the style like the following. " I think of a number. I times it by 5, then subtract 3. My answer is 17. What was the number I was thinking of?" Form an equation and solve.
It starts with asking pupils to create 'one-step' equations, then moves onto two-step equations. There is a two sided worksheet with plenty of questions on both one step and two step equations. I have also included an extension slide with three step equations and double sided eqautions.
This resource is tried and tested on all levels of pupils / all years and has worked really well.

By pncullen1984

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Ideal resource for when you are teaching BIDMAS (order of operations) to either Years 7-9 or to pupils taking their GCSE. The GCSE questions are similar in style to the new GCSE practice questions (AQA).
Includes the following:
Description of BIDMAS
Plenty of examples for the teacher to model to pupils, plus 30 practice questions of increasing difficulty
Extension / GCSE harder questions to model to pupils, 12 practice questions in the form of a catchphrase activity. Answer: Keep an Eye on Things
Additional slides with other types of BIDMAS questions (e.g. put brackets into calculations to make the largest sum)
A great plenary activity - BIDMAS Bingo.
Thanks for looking. Mr Cullen

By pncullen1984

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This resource is perfect if you want a lesson on using sample space digrams to answer probability questions. It has been designed to reflect the NEW STYLE GCSE (AQA) questions on this topic - i.e. two spinners are spun and you have to add them / work out the difference, before answering a probability question.
There are two slides with examples that the teacher can use to go through with pupils. There are 4 main questions and two extention questions on the powerpoint and worksheet (ready to be printed!).
This has been tried and tested with a set 3 class (target grades 4 and 5) and has worked perfectly.

By pncullen1984

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This is a complete resource for anyone wanting to teach a series of lessons on sequences and nth term.
It includes the following:
Introduction to sequences (e.g. what are the next two terms) - CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY 1
Finding a term in a sequence (e.g. 7th term in 4, 7, 10, ...) - CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY 2
Creating a sequence from a linear nth term - Questions & CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY 3
Creating a sequence from a quadratic nth term - Questions & CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY 4
Finding numbers in TWO sequences (e.g. find the number between 20 and 30 in both .... and .....) -CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY 5
Deriving th nth term from a linear sequence - CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY 6
Plus a revision slide covering many of the topics above - CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY 7!

By pncullen1984

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A resource that is ideal if you are teaching pupils how to find the tangent to a circle at a given co-ordinate. This now appears on the new higher tier 1-9 GCSE.
Included is the following:
Re-cap on finding the radius of a circle from its equation
Re-cap on understanding that two lines are perpendicular when gradients multiply to -1
Two examples on powerpoint & word document (see attached) that allow the teacher to model how to find the equation of a tangent to a circle. It is scaffolded into three steps:
Step 1: Find the gradient of the radius to a given point on the circumference,
Step 2: Find the gradient of a tangent and
Step 3: Finding the equation of a tangent.
One page (7 different questions) requiring pupils to find the equation of tangents. Q6 and Q7 provide extension opportunities.
Plenary question - AQA exam question.

By pncullen1984

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Ideal resource for the new style of GCSE questions on function machines - especially deriving equations from function machines. Aimed at AQA specification, but suitable for other boards.
It comprises of the following:
Introduction to function machines (finding inputs / outputs and deriving equations) + questions
Two function machines, same output - find the input. Forming and Solving eqautions + questions
Two function machines, different outputs - find the input. Forming and Solving equations + questions
All have answers.

By pncullen1984

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This resource is ideal for teaching pupils about the equation of a circle.
It includes examples to work through on:
Finding the radius from the equation of a circle (e.g. find radius of x² + y² = 16)
Drawing a circle from its equation
Finding the equation of a circle when drawn onto an axis
Estimate solutions (from graphing) where a circle crosses a straight line
It then has one-slide of questions which will allow pupils to practice the above topics. Perfect for higher tier pupils of different abilities.

By pncullen1984

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This bundle includes my best 10 resources.
Included is my Foundation Starter question powerpoint slides (including over 250 questions!) testing a wide variety of topics for pupils between Grade 1 to Grade 5 styled for the new 1-9 GCSE AQA exam.
There are revision resources (tried and tested) on my June 2017 class covering the topics of Algebra, Bisectors and Loci, and Transformations.
Finally, there are six specific topics that include powerpoint presentations and questions. Each contains at least one superb catchphrase activity - these allow pupils to answer questions and reveal parts of a picture. These really do keep pupils engaged through to the end of the lesson!
Fantastic bundle saving you over 25% of the combined price.
Thanks for looking! Mr Cullen

By pncullen1984

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A really engaging activity for pupils who are finding fractions of amounts (see image)
It includes two slides allowing the teacher to explain how to find fractions of amounts (e.g. 1/8 of 16, 3/5 of 25 etc).
Pupils then have questions to answer on the catchphrase activity. They provide answers to the teacher who will reveal the picture behind the question. It is fully animated so will reveal a square when you click on the question. The catchphrase behind is Peals of Wisdom.

By pncullen1984

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This is a perfect resrouce for 3 lessons on solving simultaneous equations. It is aimed at foundation GCSE students (grade 5), although it would also be a good introduction to easier simultaneous equations for higher tier students.
It comprises the following:
Slides 2 and 3 - Two examples of solving basic simultaneous equations (e.g. 4x + y = 26, x + y = 8 AND 3x - y = 2, 2x + y = 13). These are animated to step through the process with students.
Slide 5 - Catchphrase activity (see image) with 16 questions of a similar style to slide 2 and 3. Students provide answers and reveal part of a picture. Answer: Falling of Deaf Ears
Slides 7 and 8 - Two examples of solving harder simultaneous equations (e.g. 4x + 2y = 22, x + y = 7 AND 3x - 2y = 13, 2x + y = 11). These are animated to step through the process with students.
Slide 10 - Catchphrase activity (see image) with 16 questions of a similar style to slide 7 and 8. Students provide answers and reveal part of a picture. Answer: Count on Us
Slide 13 - A further cathprhase activity with a mixture of different styles. Answer: Apple Pie.
All answers to the catchphrase activity are provided in the notes section of Powerpoint slides.

By pncullen1984

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Two catchphrase activities (see image), each with 16 questions, on finding the product of prime factors. Keeps pupils engaged in lessons as they answer questions in order to reveal a catchphrase picture. The slide is fully animated so when you click it, it reveals part of the picture behind.
The first catchphrase is perfect for less able pupils. Second catchphrase better for more able pupils.
Answer to Catchphrase 1: Ice Cube
Answer to Catchphrase 2: Long John Silver

By pncullen1984

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This resource is for the teaching of factorising quadratics into double brackets. All quadratics are in the form x² + ax + b (a and b are either positive or negative). It has been used for a classroom observation graded outstanding.
It has numerous slides that allow teachers to demonstrate how to factorise quadratics as well as 30 practice questions. It also has two catchphrase style activities (see image). These allow pupils to answer a further 16 questions and reveal a catchphrase. Answers: Pain in the Neck and CrossRoads.

By pncullen1984

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This resource is perfect for a series of 3 lessons on Pythagoras' Theorem.
Slides 4 -7. Two examples that the teacher can use to demonstrate finding the longest side. Then a slide of 8 questions for pupils to practice. Two further examples of finding the diagonal of a rectangle and 3 questions (extension) asking pupils which rectangle has the longest diagonal.
Slides 9 - 10. Two examples that the teacher can use to demonstrate finding the shorter side. Then a CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY with 12 questions. It is animated so that pupils can give answers and a picture is revealed behind. Answer: Bunjee Jumper
Slides 12 - 13. Two examples that the teacher can use to demonstrate finding the longer and shorter sides. Then a CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY with 12 questions. It is animated so that pupils can give answers and a picture is revealed behind. Answer: Head in the Sand
I have used these resources with all levels of Foundation pupils and they find it very engaging.

By pncullen1984

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This resource is perfect for three lessons on finding side lengths using trigonometry.
Slide 1 - Introducing pupils to trigonometry (when do we use SOH CAH TOA)
Slide 2 - Introducing pupils to labelling the sides of the triangle O, H and A.
Slide 3 - 5 Three examples that the teacher can work through with pupils.
Please note - I use the formula triangle method for teaching trigonometry. Step 1: Label the sides, Step 2: Cross off either O, H or A. Step 3- Write the formula triangle and use it to write a formula for finding the side, Step 4: Substitute values into the formula.
Slide 6 - Twelve trig questions in the style of a CATCHPHRASE ACTIVITY. Pupils love answering questions to reveal a catchphrase behind - fully animated. Answer: Lazy Bones
Slide 7 -10. A repeat of slides 3-5. I have found that you need to do a lot of practice before students are familiar with the method.
Slide 11 - A further catchphrase activity with twelve questions. Answer: Count on Us
All slides can be adapted if you need to do more lessons / more practice.

By pncullen1984

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This resource covers both performing and describing transformations. It is designed as a revision resource for foundation AQA students prior to their GCSE examination. It is in publisher and can be printed as a booklet onto A3 paper (folded) in order to turn it into an A4 booklet.
There is four pages. Page 1 - teacher demonstrates the four transformations (see image). Page 2 - six practice questions that ask students to perform a variety of transformations / combined transformations. Page 3 - teacher demonstrates how to describe all four transformation. Page 4 - eight questions that ask students to describe single transformations.
Pages 1 and 3 are included in the powerpoint presentation should the teacher wish to demonstrate on the board. Personally, I think it is best to use a visualiser.
It covers transformations, reflections (including y=x), rotations and enlargements (positive and fractional). It therefore covers topics tested on AQA Foundation grade 1 to grade 5.

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This resource is ideal as a revision lesson prior to students taking their GCSE maths - covering bisecting angles, perpendicular bisector of lines and applying these to answer loci questions. It is aimed at GCSE students doing the foundation paper (grades 1 to grade 5).
There is a publisher document that can be printed onto A3 paper (as a booklet) so it can be folded and given to students to write on. Consists of 4 pages: Page 1 - teacher models how to bisect an angle, draw the perpendicular to a line and draw a region within a certain distance from a point (see image). Page 2- students practice bisecting angles and drawing the perpendicular to a line. Page 3 and Page 4 - six practice loci questions where pupils have to find the region within the triangle / rectangle that satisfies the criteria (e.g. within 4cm of point A , closer to line AB than AC , closer to point A than point B).
There is a powerpoint resourse alondside that the teacher can use to model answers. Ideally, the teacher will use a visualiser to demonstrate on screen how to perform the bisecting using compass and ruler.

By pncullen1984

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This resource is perfect if you want to revise algebra for foundation (grade 1 to grade 5) maths students. It starts with three slides that allow a teacher to go through expanding and simplifying brackets, factorising (quadratics and non quadratics), solving equations, solving inequalities (including stating which integers satisfy both ineqaulities) and solving simultaneous equations.
It then has a catchphrase activity where there are 20 mixed questions. Pupils answer the questions to reveal a square. Behind the squares is a catchphrase - ANSWER is 'Keeping an Eye on Things'.
Perfect to keep pupils motivated during revision lessons.

By pncullen1984

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This resource is ideal for anyone teaching foundation GCSE maths (AQA). It covers topics from grades 1 to 5 and is specifically tailored to the new style of GCSE questions. The questions are deliberately similar to those that have been seen on the specimin and practice paper sets released by AQA to date. They cover a range of both calculator and non calculator topics.
There are 32 slides with between 5 to 11 questions on each slide. Over 250 questions in total. These can be used for revision or as starter activities. They are tried and tested within my department with great success. They include new grade 5 topics now included in the foundation AQA GCSE (e.g. simultaneous equations, trigonometry, vector calculations, error intervals ...).
The image is an example of just one of the slides.

By pncullen1984

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