In this unit, students will learn about using indices and standard form to represent numbers. They will begin by understanding the laws for multiplying indices, dividing indices and raising a power to another power. They will then look at some of the applications of standard form and learn how to convert ordinary numbers into standard form and vice versa. Finally, they will learn how to perform calculations in standard form, both with and without a calculator.
This pack is designed to provide teachers with complete lesson plans and classroom resources to teach excellent lessons. It is designed to both teach the mathematical content and draw students into deeper consideration of its implications, including the mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills required for the new Maths GCSE.
The pack contains:
6 Lesson Plans: Full lesson plans for you to use in your classroom on the following topics:
Lesson Resources: A variety of additional resources to accompany the lesson plans, including student worksheets and aids for students needing extra support.
2 Homework Activities: Further activities to give students to complete at home.
Assessment: A series of questions to enable you to assess the progress of students in this unit of work.
This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.