In this unit, students will learn how to use proportion in Maths. They will start by looking at how to scale up quantities in proportion. They will then apply this to the specific cases of scaling up recipes, maps, scale models and currency conversions, before writing direct proportion equations and using those equations to calculate new values of the variables.
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:
4 Lesson Plans: Full ready-to-use lesson plans 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.
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.
This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.