Direct Proportion – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on direct proportion that looks at how to write equations linking variables in direct proportion, and how to use these equations to find other values. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To be able to scale up quantities using direct proportion.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Direct Proportion’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Direct Proportion Mindmap
  • Student Worksheet on Direct Proportion
  • Vote With Your Feet
  • Times Table Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fourth lesson in the ‘Proportion’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the first lesson in the ‘Direct & Inverse Proportion’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Proportion unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Direct & Inverse Proportion unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: