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Ratio and Proportion

Understand ratio; Simplify ratio and equivalent ratio; Share a quantity in a ratio; Direct proportion; Map/model scales; Money conversions

 

Linear Equations

Write equation; Solve equation by rearranging; Understand inequality signs; Show inequalities on a number line; Solve simple inequalities

Formulae

Derive a formula; Substitute numbers into a formula; Substitute positive and negative numbers into an expression; Change the subject of a formula;Find a solution

Assessment

Super Homework

Perimeter and Area

Find perimeter of 2D shapes; Use formulae for areas of:

Rectangles, Triangles, Parallelograms, Trapeziums; Convert units of area; Pythagoras Theorem – finding the hypotenuse; 1/2abSinC

3D Shapes

Identify common solids and list properties; Draw nets; Draw plans, front and side elevations; Use isometric grids

Volume

Counting cubes; Use formula for volume; Find volume of compound 3D shapes; Find volume of right prisms; Convert units of volume; Calculate surface area of a 3D shape

Circles

Name parts of a circle; Find the circumference of a circle; Find the area of a circle; Find the volume of a cylinder

Assessment

Super Homework

Real-Life Graphs

Draw and interpret graphs from ‘real’ example; Draw and interpret graphs through origin; Draw and interpret graphs with a fixed charge

Straight Line Graphs

Draw and name horizontal and vertical lines; Plot graphs from a table of values; Plot graphs without a table of values; Find the gradient and name a straight line graph

Compound Measures

Use distance, speed, time triangle to solve problems; Convert between metric units of speed; Pressure; Density

Assessment

Super Homework

Distance-Time Graphs

Draw distance-time graphs; Interpret distance-time graphs

Probability

Write probabilities in words, F, D, P and mark on a scale; List outcomes; Use theoretical probabilities; Use 1-p; Compare experimental and theoretical probabilities; Venn Diagrams; Using set notation; Frequency trees; Probability tree diagram

Angles in Polygons

Know and calculate the sum of interior angles in a polygon; Know and calculate interior and exterior angles of regular and irregular polygons; Construct a hexagon inside a circle; Tessellate shapes

Assessment

Super Homework

Transformations

Describe and transform 2D shapes using: Single reflection, single rotation, single translation, single enlargement; Use translation vectors; Find centre of rotation and enlargement; Use a combination of transformations; Transformation of graphs (as shapes)

Scatter Graphs

Draw scatter graphs; Draw a line of best fit; Distinguish between positive, negative and zero correlation; Use a line of best fit to make predictions

Averages and Range

Calculate mean, median and mode;

Calculate distribution: range from: Discrete data, Continuous data, Frequency table, Grouped data

Assessment

Super Homework

Quadratic Graphs

Plot graphs from a table of value; Use graphs to solve quadratic equation; Cubic graphs; Exponential graphs; Plotting trig graphs

Iterative methods

Estimate square roots; Solve equation using iterative methods

Pythagoras’ Theorem

Find the hypotenuse; Find a shorter side; Problem solving; Introduce trig ratios

Assessment

Super Homework

Year 8 Assessmnet