Likelihood & The Probability Scale – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on likelihood and the probability scale that looks at how to express the likelihood of an event using words or using a scale from 0 to 1. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To distinguish between events that are impossible, unlikely, even chance, likely and certain to occur.
  • To mark events on a probability scale.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Likelihood & The Probability Scale’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • The Probability Scale
  • Student Worksheet on Likelihood & The Probability Scale
  • Probability Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the Probability (Foundation Tier) unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: