Solving Geometrical Problems with Vectors – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on solving geometrical problems with vectors that looks at how to use vectors in the context of geometry problems, including problems with vectors split in a given ratio. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To solve geometrical problems in 2-dimensions using vectors.
  • To solve geometrical problems that involve vectors split in a given ratio.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Solving Geometrical Problems with Vectors’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Vectors Example
  • Mini Plenary
  • Vectors with Ratios Example
  • Student Worksheet on Solving Geometrical Problems with Vectors
  • Vectors Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the third lesson in the Vectors & Geometric Proof 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: