There are 6 exercise sheets and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.
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This unit builds on earlier geometry units, initially to consider constructions with straight line and compass, which are then used to solve loci problems, with an emphasis on developing problem solving skills. Congruency of shapes is explored and congruence criteria for triangles are developed and associated problems solved. Similarity is explored, and its understanding developed so that students can solve problems in missing lengths and angles through reasoning. The relationship between the side lengths of right angled triangles is explored and Pythagoras’ Theorem reached and used to find missing sides and solve more complex reasoning problems set in a real-life context. The unit closes by developing understanding of how to pose a simple proof set in a geometric context; using symmetry, and the side and angle properties developed so far.
What's included in the toolkit?
The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for the AQA 8300 Maths GCSE. Each unit contains:
PowerPoint slides for each component
Detailed lesson plans
Learning objectives and outcomes
Worksheets and homework activities with answers
End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
Other material and links to online resources
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