## Fractional Indices

Download the PowerPoint here. This is my first post of the term. I guess I’ve started a week late. The reason is quite simple, I think I’ve got a bit of resource writer’s block! This PowerPoint is fine. It’s got… Continue reading

## Index Laws : Division

Get PowerPoint here Completing index law week here. I added some whiteboard questions/rapid fire questions as I felt I didn’t have enough build up. As in the last few PowerPoints I spent time thinking about the questions I ask and… Continue reading

## Multiplying indices

Get the PowerPoint here Again, a lot of stuff is stolen from Jo Morgan’s great work. I mean, I’m never going to make something as beautiful as this. I wrote some questions. I think they’re quite nice. And I put… Continue reading

## Index Notation

Download the PowerPoint here. So … I can’t claim that I’ve done much original work here. Most of this is stolen from Jo Morgan’s indices in depth presentation. Sorry Jo! Normally I make a lot of stuff from scratch, but… Continue reading

## Applications of Pythagoras

Download the lesson here. I find telling pupils the Pythagoras rules and then getting them to solve ‘problems’ isn’t enough. Often, the unstructured problem solving can be overwhelming for students. Opinions vary. You might think that I’ve structured this waaay… Continue reading

## Ratio problems

Download the lesson here. Just a load of interesting (ish) ratio problems to work though. I used bar modelling. I am increasingly into bar modelling for KS3, although I’m still not massively convinced when it comes to negatives. I call… Continue reading

## Sharing in a ratio

Download the lesson here. Something I’ve wanted to get around to completing for a while. I love ratio and I’ve got into doing a little bit of bar modelling. There’s some LOVELY questions in the White Rose Barvember stuff. This… Continue reading

## Measuring and constructing bearings

Get the PowerPoint here. Get the worksheet as a Word file or PDF file. Bearings is one of those difficult topics to teach, I think. Even though it’s reasonable easy. I’ve done a lesson here concentrating on just measuring and… Continue reading

## Updated/New resource : Linear inequality notation

Download the lesson here. I’m not quite sure what I was thinking when I wrote these slides initially. They were a mess! For a start, I bundled writing inequalities, number lines and solving all onto one PowerPoint! That’s waaaaaaay too… Continue reading

## Polygons

Get the PowerPoint here. This is a really small lesson on Polygons. I taught it as a half lesson. Includes a definition of a polygon variation theory thing. Plus my first ever Quizlet! I liked doing this. I played it… Continue reading