Similar Shapes!

Similar Shapes!
Similar Shapes!
Similar Shapes!
Similar Shapes!
Similar Shapes!
Similar Shapes!
Similar Shapes!
Similar Shapes!
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This stimulating and comprehensive lesson enables students to use their understanding and knowledge of ratio and scale factor to solve problems involving similar shapes.

The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through:

Defining, exemplifying, and understanding the basic rules of similar shapes and enlargements through clear and simple explanations of ratios and scale factors;
Demonstrating their understanding through well-differentiated application and challenge activities;
Applying their understanding to real-life problems, in this case designing a garden using their own scale factor with a specific set of measurements;
Gauging their own understanding through both AfL activities and self-reflection tasks.
Included is:

Whole lesson PowerPoint - clear and precise, colourful and comprehensive;
Bronze, Silver, and Gold level award worksheets - carefully differentiated and provided in both Word and PDF;
Teacher answer sheets;
A detailed teacher lesson plan.
There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with Year 6 (and higher-attaining Year 5) classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 4 and 9 with some minor adaptations. Some of the gold level challenges get really difficult, so this lesson really would also be suitable for KS3 children.

All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
Total Pages
25 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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