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# Starter Activities for Maths Lessons in Year 8

Price: £49.95
Age Range: KS3

Engage your students’ attention and reinforce their learning with these maths starter activities. Lively, interactive Year 8 Maths worksheets take 10 to 15 minutes to complete and focus on specific Numeracy Framework objectives. These Year 8 Maths starters are a successor to our best-selling Year 7 pack. Resources are suitable for Key Stage 3 students of a wide range of abilities.

Lesson plans and worksheets are sub-divided into six sections: Applying mathematics to solve problems; Numbers and the number system; Calculation; Algebra; Shape, Space and Measure; Handling Data.

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Size: 81 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 515 1
Author(s): Andrew Chapman
Code: SAM8
Popularity rank: 26
Average Customer Review:   based on 1 review

# Contents List

#### LESSON PLANS/WORKSHEETS

• 4 GENERAL GUIDELINES

#### APPLYING MATHEMATICS TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

• 10 Problem-solving words
• 11 Problem-solving 5-4-3-2-1
• 12 Stages of an investigation (Line segments) - Resource page: 54, 55
• 13 Euler’s theorem - Resource page: 56
• 14 Areas of rectangle, parallelogram & triangle - Resource page: 57
• 15 Areas of parallelogram & trapezium - Resource page: 58

#### NUMBERS AND THE NUMBER SYSTEM

• 16 Prime Factors - Resource page: 59
• 17 Ordering Fractions - Resource page: 60
• 18 Fractions and decimals 1 to 10
• 19 Percentages, decimals, fractions - Resource page: 61
• 20 Equivalent ratios - Resource page: 62
• 21 Dividing in a given ratio - Resource page: 63
• 22 Direct proportion - Resource page: 64
• 23 Fifteen to one - Resource page: 65
• 24 Types of number - Resource page: 66–69

#### CALCULATION

• 25 Multiplying by brackets - Resource page: 70
• 26 Multiplying decimals - Resource page: 71
• 27 Dividing decimals - Resource page: 72
• 28 Approximations - Resource page: 73

#### ALGEBRA

• 29 Algebra words
• 30 Using symbols - Resource page: 74
• 31 Equations - Resource page: 75
• 32 Algebra bingo - Resource page: 76
• 33 The nth term - Resource page: 77
• 34 Battleships using battle lines - Resource page: 78

#### SHAPE, SPACE AND MEASURES

• 35 Parallel lines - Resource page: 79
• 36 Enlargement and congruence - Resource page: 80
• 37 Lines and angles words
• 38 Midpoint of a line segment - Resource page: 81
• 39 Loci - Resource page: 82
• 40 Three figure bearings - Resource page: 83
• 41 Areas of parallelograms & triangles - Resource page: 84
• 42 Measures 5-4-3-2-1

#### HANDLING DATA

• 43 Handling data words
• 44 Handling data 5-4-3-2-1
• 45 Stem-and-leaf diagrams - Resource page: 85–86
• 46 Types of graph - Resource page: 87
• 47 Mean, median, mode, range of a frequency table - Resource page: 88
• 48 Comparing average and spread - Resource page: 89
• 49 Probability - Resource page: 90

## Reviews

04/09/07

### Simon Davis at n/a

Am really impressed so far. Working well with kids whose attention span is somewhat limited! Clear lesson plans and excellent resources that take a bit of the sting out of planning leaving me more time to access myspace during PPA sessions!