Hooked on Geometry Years 6-8: Shapes, angles and lines Cover

Hooked on Geometry Years 6-8: Shapes, angles and lines

Explore shapes, angles and lines

Develop key skills. Designed to complement your classroom numeracy programme, the books in this series provide varied, stimulating activities that develop students' skills in measurement, statistics and geometry. They open up numerous opportunities to involve and extend students, enticing them into applying mental strategies to solve real world problems. They include explanations and answers for each activity and are ideal for group or independent use.

Ages: 10-12 | Pages: 56 | Code: 5587 | ISBN: 9781927143254
Series: Hooked On ...

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Jo Issa

Jo Issa is an experienced teacher who has taught in both the UK and New Zealand. She is passionate about making numeracy fun and providing students with the tools they need to solve number problems independently. When she’s not number crunching, Jo pursues another passion: writing. She has a diploma in publishing from Whitireia Community Polytechnic in Porirua, New Zealand and is currently working towards a diploma in creative writing.


How to use this book
Collecting resources
Curriculum links
Recognise and name quadrilaterals
Recognise and describe polygons
Discuss the properties of shapes
Task cards: Making shapes (1)
Recognise and identify the properties
of polygons
Use diagrams to construct shapes
Task cards: Making shapes (2)
Draw a tessellation using regular polygons
Task cards: Tessellation of triangles and regular polygons
Recognise and identify the properties
of three-dimensional shapes
Task cards: Views of three-dimensional shapes
Construct polyhedra
Calculate angles
Use nets for cubes
Use nets for prisms, cylinders
and pyramids
Task cards: Net design
Task cards: 3D challenges
Identify paths between positions
and give directions
Follow and give instructions
Describe the path taken by an object
Use coordinates to describe directions
Use coordinates on a Cartesian plane
Game: Don't lose your plot
Use grid references to describe
an object's location
Use compass bearings to
describe direction
Use scale and make simple scale drawings
Interpret a simple scale and use scale drawings to find distances
Identify congruent shapes and
translate shapes
Translate shapes
Task cards: Lines of symmetry
Recognise rotational symmetry
Identify reflective and rotational symmetry and use it in design
Recognise reflective symmetry
Describe the transformations of shapes and patterns
Enlarge a shape by a specific factor
Enlarge a shape using a scale
Final challenges and reflection49
Complete a word search
Design a word search
Reflection on my geometry learning