Late level 4 plan (term 4)

Planning notes
This plan is a starting point for planning a mathematics and statistics teaching programme for a term. The resources listed cover about 50% of your teaching time. Further resources need to be added to meet the specific learning needs of your class, to support your local curriculum and to provide sufficient teaching for a full term.
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Level Four
Geometry and Measurement
Units of Work
This unit introduces and explores 24-hour time and time zones.
  • Read and use a variety of timetables and charts.
  • Perform calculations with time, including 24-hour clock times and conversions between time zones.
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Level Four
Geometry and Measurement
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This unit uses games and puzzles to explore co-ordinate systems and their uses. The students are given the opportunity to invent their own systems by locating counters on a sheet of paper and by finding the dead centre of a set of objects. The Cartesian and polar co-ordinate systems are used to...
  • Use Cartesian and polar co-ordinates to describe the position of an object.
  • Find the location of an object using Cartesian or polar co-ordinates.
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Level Four
Statistics
The unit looks at, analyses, and extends, a game of chance in which three coins are tossed. A player wins if two heads and a tail come up.
  • Find a theoretical probability.
  • Use more than one way to find a theoretical probability.
  • Check theoretical probabilities by trials.
  • Identify what a fair game is and how to make an unfair game fair.
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Level Four
Number and Algebra
Units of Work
This unit develops students’ recognition of pattern (consistency) in equations involving equivalence, addition and multiplication of fractions.
  • Describe and represent the addition of fractions with like and unlike denominators.
  • Describe and represent why two or more different fractions can represent the same quantity (equivalence).
  • Describe and represent how improper fractions can be renamed as mixed numbers (whole number and fraction)...
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Level Four
Number and Algebra
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This unit is about making best option decisions in the real-life situations based on cost. Common examples of such decisions are explored, including the cost of taxis, cooking times, hire cars, and mobile phones.
  • Calculate the cost of hiring a taxi, hiring a car, and using a phone, and the cooking time for meat.
  • Compare the costs of different plans.
  • Represent linear relationships using graphs.
  • Use graphs to make decisions about the best deal.
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