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Unit 4: Shapes and angles

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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1: Circles
  • Lesson 2: Parallel lines
  • Lesson 3: Triangles
  • Lesson 4: Quadrilaterals
  • Lesson 5: Polygons
  • Lesson 6: Pythagoras' theorem
  • Lesson 7: Simple geometric proofs
  • Unit assessment

There are 7 exercise sheets and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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Summary

This unit focuses on the properties of angles and shapes.  Beautifully illustrated to support learning and with a balance of clarity and challenge, this unit provides a valuable resource for the development of understanding within this area of mathematics.  The first lesson focuses on circles and their properties. Calculations of circumference and area are used to find perimeters and areas of compound shapes.  The unit then moves on to consider angle properties in parallel lines, triangles and quadrilaterals.  Polygons, both regular and irregular are explored with consideration of interior and exterior angles and the solving of contextualised problems.  The lesson moves on to introduce and use Pythagoras’ theorem to calculate lengths.  The final lesson of this unit looks at simple geometric proof including understanding and using proofs around angles in triangles and other polygons.

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The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for the Edexcel 1MA1 Maths GCSE. Each unit contains:

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  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Worksheets and homework activities with answers
  • End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
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Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1: Circles
    • Lesson 2: Parallel lines
    • Lesson 3: Triangles
    • Lesson 4: Quadrilaterals
    • Lesson 5: Polygons
    • Lesson 6: Pythagoras' theorem
    • Lesson 7: Simple geometric proofs
    • Unit assessment

    There are 7 exercise sheets and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

    Mathematics Mastery

    Our resources apply the principles of Mastery throughout, creating a rich and deep learning experience. Find out more about Mastery with our quick guide.

    Mathematics Mastery

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