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I have been a Maths teacher for five years and love to make colourful and innovative resources that have a range of activities to keep your classes motivated and loving Maths!

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I have been a Maths teacher for five years and love to make colourful and innovative resources that have a range of activities to keep your classes motivated and loving Maths!

Hi Lessons on how to find and prove shapes are similar, with their areas and volumes! And how to find missing lengths, areas and volumes.
I used these lessons with a middle ability year 10 class, but can be mixed about for any ability or age.
All lessons include:
5 a day starter,
differentiated questions WITH answers,
animated, simple examples,
plenary
Lesson 1:
Similar shapes.
Explains the definition of similar shapes and how to prove they are similar by finding all angles and sides are the same. Examples of how to find an use scale factor to prove this. Independent questions for students to work on with an exam style question for extension work.
I have also included some extra slides I did not get round to using on how to use ratio to find missing sides and name the shape game to finish off the lesson.
Lesson 2:
Finding area of similar shapes.
Clear, simple, animated examples on how to use linear scale factor to find area scale factor and therefore missing areas of similar shapes. Worksheet included for students to work on individually, as well as questions which can be displayed on the board.
Lesson 3:
Finding volume of similar shapes.
Extension from last lesson, using the linear scale factor to find the scale factor used for volume of similar shapes. Clear, simple, animated examples with worksheets for students to complete, as well as questions which can be displayed on the board.
Includes extension on working backwards to find the linear scale factors from area and volume scale factor, and extra extension activities which I did not get round to using myself.
Hope some of you find this helpful and it saves you some time and stress! If you like my resources or think there is something more I can do to make them better, please comment and rate!
Thank you =]]!

Worksheet on reflection of shapes through lines on an axis. Exam style questions!
Three exercises involving drawing a specific horizontal or vertical line on an axis, then reflecting the shape, reflecting a shape through a diagonal line and finding and naming the line of reflection from a reflection.
Hope this helps some of you save some time and effort in a worksheet heavy topic!
Thanks =]

Bundle

All my geometry resources in one handy place! £14 when sold separately, but only £11 when bought as a bundle! Saving over 20%!
Please feel to browse the individual resources in my shop for more info on each.
The bundle includes ready to go lessons, with:
Starters,
Animated examples and
Differentiated questions with answers!
Bundle includes lessons on:
Circumference of circles,
Area of circles,
Finding arc length,
Area of sectors,
Converting between units of measure,
Perimeter and area,
Area and perimeter of triangles,
Area of parallelograms and trapeziums,
Introduction into Pythagoras - finding t
Finding the length of a hypotenuse,
Finding the length of a shorter side in a right angled triangle using Pythagoras,
To use Pythagoras in 3D shapes,
Recognising similar shapes,
Finding the area of similar shapes,
Finding volume of similar shapes,
Volume and surface area of cuboids,
Volume of cones, pyramids and spheres,
Volume of other shapes,
Surface area of prisms,
Surface area of cylinders,
Surface area of cones and spheres,
Surface area of cones using Pythagoras!
All these lessons will keep you going for weeks! I really hope this bundle helps your planning and work/life balance.
Thanks =]

Bundle

All my algebra resources in one handy place! £15 when sold separately, but only £12 when bought as a bundle! Please feel free to browse the individual resources in my shop for more info on each.
The bundle includes ready to go lessons, with:
Starters,
Animated examples and
Differentiated questions with answers!
Bundle includes lessons on:
Naming and drawing lines in the form of y=mx+c,
Expanding single brackets,
Factorising single brackets,
Expanding double brackets,
Factorising quadratic equations,
Index notation and index laws,
Fractional and negative indices,
Introduction to inequalities,
Solving inequalities,
Inequalities on graphs,
Quadratic graphs,
Cubic and reciprocal graphs,
Exponential graphs,
Solving simultaneous equations with graphs,
Solving simultaneous equations,
Solving quadratic equation by factorisation,
Introduction to completing the square,
Introduction to solving equations using the quadratic formula,
Solving equations,
Unknowns on both sides,
Solving equations with brackets,
Expand and simplify to solve equations,
Solving equations with fractions,
Set up and solving equations.
Term to term sequences,
Nth term,
Quadratic sequences.
All these lessons will keep you going for weeks! I really hope this bundle helps your planning and work/life balance.
Thanks =]

Bundle

All my number resources in one handy place! £14 when sold separately, but only £11 when bought as a bundle! 21% saving!
Please feel to browse the individual resources in my shop for more info on each.
The bundle includes ready to go lessons, with:
Starters,
Animated examples and
Differentiated questions with answers!
Bundle includes lessons on:
Adding and subtracting fractions,
HCF, LCM and prime decomposition,
Introduction to standard form,
New GCSE 9-1 Number test and review,
Place Value,
Ordering decimals,
±x/ with positive and negative numbers,
Introduction to probability,
Mutually exclusive and sample space diagrams,
Relative frequency,
Venn diagrams,
Tree diagrams,
Introduction to ratio and proportion,
Direct proportion using unitary method,
Direct and inverse proportion using unitary method,
Dividing amount into a given ratio,
Direct proportion with constant k,
Introduction to inverse proportion using k.
Calculate and simplify surds,
Rationalising the denominator,
Expand brackets with surds.
All these lessons will keep you going for weeks! I really hope this bundle helps your planning and work/life balance.
Thanks =]

Everything you need to teach finding averages in KS3 and 4!
Here are some of my favourite lessons for teaching finding and comparing averages. This is including finding and comparing mode, median, mean and range from a list of data, from a stem and leaf diagram and from a frequency table!
All lessons contain:
5 a day starter,
learning objectives with progress tick sheet,
Fully animated and clear examples,
Differentiated, colour-coordinated questions WITH answers.
Lesson 1:
Mode, Median, Mean and range.
Explanation and clear examples of finding each average. Includes individual questions to complete, as well as activities which can be used as extension challenges or paired work, such as odd one out and working backwards to find the numbers which gives you that average.
Lesson 2:
Stem and Leaf diagrams.
Whole class introduction to creating and using Stem and Leaf diagrams using class info for everyone to be involved. Short exercise to ensure students can create stem and leaf diagrams correctly. Clear examples on how to find averages on the stem and leaf diagram with individual questions. Extension questions comparing averages from a dual stem and leaf diagram.
Lesson 3:
Averages from a frequency table.
Clear, well paced examples for the whole class to go through, with time for students to work through one average before moving onto the next. Finishing with two individual frequency tables to ensure progress and full understanding.
Worksheet included.
Lesson 4:
FREE BONUS LESSON!
Comparing data.
This is a lesson I found on TES and loved to finish off finding averages. I have adapted it slightly so feel free to do the same, but I couldn’t leave it off as I think its a great group work lesson to finish the topic, or even make display work from!
Explanation of Primary and Secondary data, then given data from Olympians to compare to find who should be on the GB team. Great way for students to work together and practice answering questions with full sentences.
These are all my favourite lessons from the averages topic and I hope you enjoy them too! If you like them or think I could improve them in anyway, please rate or comment!
Thanks =]

Everything you need to teach basic number skills!
I used these lessons with a middle ability year 7 lesson at the start of the year to see how their basic skills were with decimals, negatives, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills.
All lessons contain:
5 a day starter,
learning objectives with progress tick sheet,
Fully animated and clear examples,
Differentiated, colour-coordinated questions WITH answers,
Lesson 1:
Place Value and ordering decimals.
Includes a starter on writing numbers in words, examples of what place value means, leading onto how we can use this to find the value of numbers/decimals and order them.
Lesson 2:
Multiplication and division of integers of 10.
Simple, clear examples with whiteboard activity to check progress, great for all abilities. Independent, varied colour coded differentiated questions as main activity.
Lesson 3:
Add and Subtract negative numbers.
Introduction with temperature, followed by clear examples and differentiated and functional questions about real life examples.
Lesson 4:
Multiplying and dividing negative numbers!
Separate examples of multiplication and division of negative numbers, with individual questions to complete for main task and challenging multiplication grid activity to end.
Lesson 5:
Mental addition and subtraction.
Exploring various methods of mental addition and subtraction so students can be introduced to, hopefully, some useful new methods!
Lesson 6:
Written methods of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Numerous examples to go through as a class/students to go through with odd one out activities to self assess and mark work.
These are some of my favourite lessons to use to really find out what students’ number skills are like at the start of a year! Let me know if you enjoyed using them too, or if there is anything else you think!
Thanks =]

Lessons on how to find and prove shapes are similar, with their areas and volumes! And how to find missing lengths, areas and volumes.
I used these lessons with a middle ability year 10 class, but can be mixed about for any ability or age.
All lessons include:
5 a day starter,
differentiated questions WITH answers,
animated, simple examples,
plenary
Lesson 1:
Similar shapes.
Explains the definition of similar shapes and how to prove they are similar by finding all angles and sides are the same. Examples of how to find an use scale factor to prove this. Independent questions for students to work on with an exam style question for extension work.
I have also included some extra slides I did not get round to using on how to use ratio to find missing sides and name the shape game to finish off the lesson.
Lesson 2:
Finding area of similar shapes.
Clear, simple, animated examples on how to use linear scale factor to find area scale factor and therefore missing areas of similar shapes. Worksheet included for students to work on individually, as well as questions which can be displayed on the board.
Lesson 3:
Finding volume of similar shapes.
Extension from last lesson, using the linear scale factor to find the scale factor used for volume of similar shapes. Clear, simple, animated examples with worksheets for students to complete, as well as questions which can be displayed on the board.
Includes extension on working backwards to find the linear scale factors from area and volume scale factor, and extra extension activities which I did not get round to using myself.
Hope some of you find this helpful and it saves you some time and stress! If you like my resources or think there is something more I can do to make them better, please comment and rate!
Thank you =]]!

Everything you need to teach volume and surface area for years 7-10!
Each lesson includes:
5 a day starter,
Progress tick slide,
Differentiated, colour coded questions WITH answers,
Plenary.
Lesson 1:
Volume and Surface Area of Cuboids!
What is volume and how to find volume of cuboids with engaging crossword style worksheet.
What is surface area and how to find SA of cubes and cuboids, with engaging worksheet which students can colour to find area of each side.
Lesson 2:
Volume of Cones, Pyramids and Spheres.
Intro of volume of cones and pyramids with animated examples of each.
Questions to display and an extension worksheet.
Examples of volume of spheres with 5 min paired progress check, then individual work.
Includes functional extension/plenary questions with pyramids and worded questions.
Lesson 3:
Volume of Other Shapes.
Intro into finding volume of PRISMS! Includes animated examples with cylinders.
RAGG questions with answers. Includes compound shapes as extension.
Lesson 4:
Surface Area of Prisms.
What is surface area with animated examples of how to find area of each side of triangular prism clearly, then Qs.
Examples of finding SA of more complicated shapes inc compound shapes, then differentiated Qs including worded Qs.
Lesson 5:
Surface Area of Cylinders.
Step by step explanation of how to find the surface area of a cylinder, inc how we end up with the formula.
Two whole class examples for progress check, then individual questions to complete, including extension question with missing volumes.
Lesson 6:
Surface area of Cones and Spheres.
Full explanation of how we find and use the formula for cones with whole class examples, then individual questions. Then this process with spheres, plus worksheet.
Extension with compound shapes.
Self assessment plenary sheet.
Lesson 7:
Surface area of Cones using Pythagoras.
Recap of how to find surface area of a cone. Introduction of how we can use Pythagoras to find the slanted height of the cone. With animated examples.
Differentiated questions including finding SA of cones without Pythagoras to scaffold progress.
Extension question of compound shape and self assessment plenary sheet to follow progress from last lesson.
EXTRA!
Learning Objective Sheet!
Can be used as homework or as an activity during a consolidation lesson. This worksheet covers all topics in this bundle!
This is a huge amount of lessons and activities that are sure to keep your classes busy for weeks. I hope it helps you save some time and effort. If you like my resources or think there is something more I can do, please comment and rate!
Thank you =]

Everything you need to introduce inequalities, solve inequalities and draw and read graphs of inequalities! I used this set of lessons with a middle ability year 10 class working on the higher GCSE, but the first lessons are definitely usable for all of KS3 and 4. Lessons are ready to go!
All lessons include a 5 a day starter and progress tick sheet with differentiated questions and answers included!
Lesson 1:
Introduction into inequalities!
This lesson goes over terminology and symbols of inequalities, as well as how to represent inequalities on number lines. This is a lesson I really enjoy teaching as there are many fun whole class activities to do, which branch off for 5min individual activities to solidify the new skills being taught.
I have also uploaded a worksheet needed for the activities and a CARD SORT for an extension task, which have the answers on the PPT.
Lesson 2:
Solving Inequalities!
Introducing how to solve inequalities, in the same method as solving equations. This lesson goes up to solving two step equations, but the next two lessons can be added onto this depending on the ability of your students.
Lesson 3:
Solving Inequalities!
Starts with a recap on how to solve equations with unknowns on both sides. I decided to just touch on more advanced equations as I wanted my students to focus on inequalities with unknowns on both sides. I have also used some of the same two step equations from last lesson for those students who need more time to consolidate their knowledge.
Lesson 4:
Solving inequalities!
This lesson focuses on when there are two constraints on the inequality. As I said previously, lessons 2-4 can be put together depending on the ability of your students. The questions used are extensions of the previous lessons so they can carry on from one another seamlessly.
Lesson 5:
Inequalities on graphs!
Starts with a recap on drawing horizontal and vertical lines, as well as diagonal lines on a graph, however, this can be taken out if your students don’t need it. It then goes through, step by step, how to draw and read inequalities from a graph with animations on each step. Worksheets are also uploaded and answers are also included on the PPT.
I hope that this bundle of lessons helps you and saves you some time! If you like my lessons or think there is something more I can do, please rate or comment! I really enjoy these lessons and hope you do too!
Thanks! =]

Everything you need to introduce circles to KS3, as well as challenging KS4 classes with arc length and area of sectors. These lessons are ready to go, so I hope it saves you some time and effort!
All lessons include a 5 a day starter, a progress tick sheet, differentiated questions WITH answers and a plenary.
Lesson 1 :
Circumference.
Whole lesson introducing parts of the circle and how to find the circumference of a circle. Challenges classes with finding perimeters or sectors as well as finding the diameter when given a circumference.
Lesson 2:
Area of circles.
Finding the area of a circle with functional extension questions and a printable differentiated worksheet to extend students.
Lesson 3:
Sectors of circles.
Extending how to find area of circles, by finding fractions of each circle. Shows examples of finding halves and quarters of circles to support understanding of how to find a fraction of the area of a full circle. Includes a functional pizza question to master the concept in real life situations!
Lesson 4:
Arc Length.
Using the same method used to find the area of sectors, to find arc length. Going through how we would find half and quarter of the circumference and questioning can be used to guide students in to how we would find a fifth of the circumference, eighth, etc and then onto more specific and difficult fractions of the circumference. Leads on from last lesson.
EXTRA!
I have added in an extra learning objective sheet that I made for a homework after the circle topic, to check understanding and progress. This worksheet can also be used in class.
The sheet includes a self assessment area for students.
I hope you like this bundle of circle lessons and resources and it saves you all some time and effort. If you do like it, or think I could do more, please rate and comment! Thank you!

Resource to go with Solving equations bundle.
A rally for two students, solving and peer assessing work on solving equations including unknowns on both sides and equations with fractions.
Hope you like this resource!
Thanks!

Full bundle of ready to go lessons !
troduction of expanding and factorising brackets! I used these lessons with a middle ability year 9 class, but they could be used with any class who needs an introduction or recap into expanding and factorising single and double brackets!
Each lesson includes:
A starter,
learning objectives with progress tick slide,
Examples to work through with the class,
differentiated and colour coded questions WITH answers,
plenary.
Lesson 1:
Expanding single brackets!
Introduction of expanding single brackets and how to expand and simplify when there is more than one single bracket. Also includes a differentiated worksheet to challenge students and a simplifying expressions worksheet for any struggling students.
Lesson 2:
Factorising single brackets!
Starts with a recap on finding factors in algebraic terms. Examples for factorising single brackets with differentiated questions. Finish lesson with factorising BINGO! Includes the bingo cards and checklist to call out.
Lesson 3:
Expanding double brackets!
Starts with recap of expanding single brackets. Examples to work through with the class and differentiated questions with answers straight from expanding AND simplified.
Lesson 4!
Factorising quadratic equations!
Starts with an activity to show how to find the sum and product of two numbers, then introduction into how to use those skills to factorise a quadratic. Plenary on factorising a quadratic with a square number.
ALSO!
Learning objective sheet to give as a consolidation activity or as a homework, with a question from each lesson and a self assessment RAGG for students to fill in!
Hope you enjoy my lessons! If you like them, or think there is something more I can do to improve them, please comment and rate! Thanks =]

Full topic on solving equations that I used with a middle ability year 8 class, but first few lessons can be used as an introduction to algebra with year 7, and it also goes to solving equations with fractions and to set up and solve equations that can be given to any year.
All lessons include:
A starter,
lesson objectives with progress tick sheet,
so many colour coordinated, differentiated questions WITH answers.
Lesson 1:
Solving equations!
Introduction into one and two step equations to solve by the balancing method. Can be challenged further with solving simple equations with fractions and includes a peer assess worksheet.
Lesson 2:
Unknowns on both sides!
Step by step instructions on how to solve equations with unknowns on both sides. Again can be challenged with fractions in equations and a peer assessment sheet.
Lesson 3:
Solving equations with brackets!
Introduction into how to solve equations with brackets and challenges with brackets in equations with unknowns on both sides.
Lesson 4:
Expand and simplify when solving equations!
5 a day starter. Having two sets of brackets on one side and having to expand and simplify to solve as a two step equation.
Lesson 5:
Solving equations with fractions!
Add on to previous knowledge of everything we know on solving equations, but with advanced fractions, up to grade A work. Added tarsia which can be printed from PowerPoint.
Lesson 6:
Set up and solve!
Gone through algebraic terminology. Examples and questions of worded and shape questions where the equation must be set up before solved to find the unknown, then substituted back into the equation to find a missing side, angle etc.
Hope that this set of lessons comes in useful for you! If you like my lessons, or think there is something I could do to improve them, please rate or comment. Thank you! =]

Full probability topic, all ready to go!
I have used these lessons with year 7-10. Using the full lessons as introductions to the topic for year 7s and then putting activities from different lessons together for recaps for other years.
Each lesson includes:
5 a day starter,
lesson objectives with progress tick slide,
differentiated, colour coded questions WITH answers.
Lesson 1:
Introduction into probability!
Intro to probability scale and using words such as impossible, likely, etc and intro into how we use fractions to measure probability with whiteboard progress checks included.
Lesson 2:
Mutually exclusive and sample space diagrams!
Intro into when events are mutually exclusive and that probability adds to 1, includes RAG AfL activity to check progress. Intro into sample space diagrams with worksheets AND answers, and fun horse race activity to end.
Lesson 3:
Relative Frequency!
Intro into predicting outcomes, with theoretical and estimated probabilities. Includes a coin toss experiment to show difference in the two probabilities.
Lesson 4:
Venn diagrams!
Intro into how venn diagrams can be used to find probability, with all worksheets and answers included.
Lesson 5:
Tree diagrams!
Intro into probability tree diagrams with and without replacement, all worksheets and answers included!
Probability Learning Objective sheet!
Activity which can be used in lesson as a consolidation task or as a homework. Has a question on each part of probability students have learnt, with self assessment RAGG tick section.
A series of five lessons, ready to use but can be edited for your needs! Hope this is useful for you. If you like my lessons, or think there is more I could do to improve them, please rate or comment! Thanks =]

When planning lessons with graphs, I find it so difficult to find differentiated questions with simple worksheets and answers included! So I have made this, and hopefully it will help some of you too!
I used this with my middle ability year 10, and it was the first time they had seen all of these graphs, apart from a quadratic.
All lessons include:
5 a day starter,
Learning objectives and progress tick slide,
Fully animated and simple examples,
Worksheets ready to print (so no time wasted drawing axes),
Answers for each graph!
Lesson 1:
Quadratic graphs!
Recaps how to generate coordinates from an equation, examples of plotting graphs, differentiated questions with exam style questions to extend.
Lesson 2:
Cubic & Reciprocal graphs!
Examples of how to generate and plot each graph. Worksheets WITH answers on each. Slides to print off as worksheets at the end of the presentation.
Lesson 3:
Exponential graphs!
Examples of how to generate coordinates and plot graph, includes worksheet at the end of the presentation, answers of course and exam style questions to extend!
Please feel free to edit these resources for your needs. If you like them, or think there is anything else I can do to improve them, rate or comment!
Thanks =]

Everything you need to teach year 7 - 10 ratio lessons!
All lessons contain:
5 a day starter,
learning objectives with progress tick sheet,
Fully animated and clear examples,
Differentiated, colour-coordinated questions WITH answers,
Lesson 1:
Introduction into ratio & proportion!
How to write and simplify ratios including in terms of 1:
Lesson 2:
Direct proportion using the unitary method!
Simple, clear examples with fun paired work main activity, great for all abilities. I often use it as a class timed activity to see which student can get the most points, works amazingly work quiet, challenging work!
Lesson 3:
Direct and inverse proportion using unitary method!
Clear examples of both proportion with functional questions of mixed direct and inverse questions.
Lesson 4:
Dividing a given amount into a ratio!
Functional questions and examples of diving into ratios with self assessment progress slide to finish.
Lesson 5:
Direct proportion with constant k!
Introduction into the constant k and it’s terminology. Questions include equations and tables. Fun code breaker to end.
Lesson 6:
Introduction into inverse proportion with constant k. Including equation and table style questions, also with code breaker from tes.
Bonus Lesson!
I have added in a group work lesson which I have found from tes which is about dividing amounts into a ratio in a bank robbery!
These are all my favourite lessons from the ratio topic and I hope you enjoy them too! If you like them or think I could improve them in anyway, please rate or comment!
Thanks =]

Bundle of lessons used with a middle ability year 10 class, introducing simultaneous equations and their graphs, completing the square and the quadratic formula.
All lessons include:
5 a day starter,
Learning objectives,
Progress tick slide,
Fully animated examples,
Differentiated questions WITH answers.
Lesson 1:
Intro into solving simultaneous equations by where two graphs intersect!
Includes solving with quadratics and recap on how to plot graphs from their equations. Attached are worksheets that come with the lesson to print off and save time.
Lesson 2:
Intro into solving equations without graphs!
Includes attached functional questions worksheet, all WITH answers.
Lesson 3:
Solving quadratic equations by factorisation!
Lesson 4:
Intro into completing the square!
Includes examples and exam style questions where the answer is left in form (𝑥+𝑎)^2−𝑏 and where equation is solved to find the value of x.
Lesson 5:
Introduction into using the quadratic formula to solve equations!
£2 for five lessons! 40p each ( with worksheets for free)!
If you like my lessons, or there is more I could do to improve them, please comment and rate!
Thanks =]

I used these revision booklets for my middle ability year 9 who just started the new GCSE curriculum, but can be edited for any class learning these topics.
Each page includes examples and tips on a topic, with differentiated questions! Great to use before an exam in class or as extra support!
Topics in Chapter 1&2 booklet:
Standard form
Simplifying surds
Calculations with surds
Expanding brackets with surds & rationalising the denominator
Fractional and negative powers
Nth term
Substitution into equations
Simplifying algebraic expressions.
Simplify expressions using indices.
Expand brackets and collect like terms.
Factorise expressions
Expand and factorise double brackets
Topics in Chapter 3&4 booklet:
Two Way Tables
Recurring decimals to fractions
MMMR
Stem and Leaf
Averages from tables
Percentage Change
Fractions, Decimals, Percentages
Fractions
Quantity into ratio
Proportion
Reading Graphs
Scatter Graphs
Reverse Percentages
Please edit for you needs. If you like these booklets, please rate and comment. I also have some more with all sorts of topics, so let me know if you would like similar booklets for different topics.
Thanks =]

Used with a middle ability year 7 class to introduce how to use tables to find coordinates for straight line graphs.
Comes with axes and tables already put, 2 worksheets to a page.
Fully colour coordinated, differentiated questions.
Has learning objectives and progress tick sheets.
If you like my lessons or think there is more I could do to improve them, please rate and comment!
Thanks =]