Maths Teaching

January 1, 2009

Area and Perimeter

GCSE Questions on Area and Perimeter – 29 questions taken from AQA Intermediate and Higher Papers. The worksheet contains space for pupils to write down their answers. A snapshot of the first two pages is below.


December 28, 2008

Plans and Elevations

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Mymaths lesson and online homework

Worksheet enabling pupils to draw the front, side and plan elevations of 3-dimensional solids.


GCSE Exam questions on plans, elevations and isometric drawings


July 11, 2008

Transformation Geometry

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The website Flashy Maths has a really nice game about transforming shapes called Transformation Station. The level of difficulty increases as you gain more points. Really nice interface – great for lesson starter or plenary. You can also save this game as a flash application to run offline.

GCSE exam questions on transformation geometry – a preview of the first page of this worksheet is below.


January 23, 2008


Filed under: Angles,shape — Maths Chick @ 4:10 pm
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jeopardy-angles-c-to-a-star – a nice class game. Divide the class into 2 or 3 teams and make them compete for points. Appropriate for GCSE Higher Level revision.


angles-on-intersecting-and-parallel-lines.doc – worksheet on angles, parallel lines and intersecting lines.

test-on-angles.doc  – test on angle properties on parallel and intersecting lines.

Mymaths Online Assessments:

1) Angle Reasoning

2) Angles and Parallel Lines

Exam questions on angles to display on the Smart Board or to download and paste into your own documents.

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January 16, 2008

Surface Area

Filed under: area,cones,cylinders,prisms,shape,surface area — Maths Chick @ 11:34 am


surface-area-of-cuboids.doc – finding the surface area of basic cuboids

and the answers to this worksheet … surface-area-of-cuboids-answers.jpg

surface-area-worksheet.doc – finding the surface area of prisms, cones and pyramids.

Area and Circumference of Circles

Filed under: area,circles,circumference,shape — Maths Chick @ 10:02 am


Basic skills check starter sheet containing 40 quick questions about doubling, squaring and BIDMAS

Number up getting ready for Circles

Worksheets: applying-circle-knowledge.doc – finding the area and perimeter of parts of circles and finding shaded areas. test-on-circle-stuff.doc – an end-of-unit test on circles area-problem-cards.doc – finding the shaded area and area of curvy shapes Area of circles table Complete the table to find areas of circles, and radius/diameter given the area circles-working-backwards.jpg Working backwards to find the radius/diameter given the circumference/area. Here are the answers: circles-working-backwards-answers Garden diagram area circles area-circles-garden-diagram-questions.jpgDiagram of a garden for applying area of circles knowledge and question table. Online Assessments (can only access with Mymaths user name and password): 1) Area of circles 2) Circumference of circles

January 15, 2008


Class Games:

Volume and Surface Area RevisionJeopardy game on mainly cuboids


1) Volumes of Prisms find-the-volume-of-these-prisms-worksheet.doc

2) Volumes of Cylinders volumes-of-cylinders-worksheet.doc

3) A* applied cylinder problems applied-volumes-problems-on-cylinders.doc

4) Working backards to find radius/height when given the volume and the height/radius


5) GCSE Exam Questions on Volume – this sheet contains 22 past AQA exam questions and provides pupils with spaces to write their answers. A snapshot of the first two pages is below.



volumes-cuboids-starter.jpg cylinder and pyramid starter


volumes-cones-pyramids-spheres – aimed at GCSE A* level.

January 8, 2008


Filed under: area,prism,shape,trapezium — Maths Chick @ 10:51 am

Areas of irregular shapes on grids Areas of irregular shapes on grids

Areas of basic compound shapes Areas of basic compound shapes


Mymaths online assessments:

Area of trapezia

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