TES Maths ROTD: May 2016

Each day I select one of my favourite free maths resources that have been uploaded and shared by the generous and incredibly talented users of the TES Maths website and tweet it out via @TESmaths. I call this feature Resource of the Day (ROTD).

Here are my May selections. Just click on the resource description to download it.

And of course, all the resources selected are completely free. You just need to register on the TES website to download them.  And as ever, a huge thank you to all the teachers who share resources. You make TES what it is  :-)

1st May:  A cracking relay activity to spice up a revision lesson 
2nd May:  An ideal guide to using your calculator for the Stats 1 module
3rd May:  Excellent estimating mean knowledge-check questions & step-by-step guide
4th May:  A very good equivalent fractions worksheet with a wide range of questions
5th May:  A lovely, visual introduction to solving equations 
6th May:  A nice set of end of term assessments tailored to new GCSE specification
7th May:  A HCF & LCM worksheet that builds from the basics up to in context exam Qs
8th May:  An engaging, in context, mean from a frequency table activity 
9th May:  A delightful, flexible resource for helping students tell the time  
10th May:  My kind of lesson – students teach themselves factorising quadratics
11th May:  This exact value trigonometry activity is ideal for Core 1 and the new GCSE 
12th May:  Some lovely activities for comparing fractions, decimals and percentages
13th May:  A solid PowerPoint and worksheet on reading scales and capacity
14th May:  A jam-packed, differentiated lesson on expanding brackets
15th May:  Practise using the tan ratio with this lovely cross-number
16th May:  A simple, but very effective, ratio question generator
17th May:  A nice way to introduce the Chain Rule with A Level students
18th May:  What’s better than Top Trumps? Quadrilateral Top Trumps of course! 
19th May:  A nice code-breaking puzzle that makes a nice starter for Key Stage 2/3 
20th May:  Forget Mean Girls. How about Mean, Median and Mode Girls 🙂
21st May:  “Magic Letters” is an ideal quick-fire problem solving task for Key Stage 2/3
22nd May:  A homework pack on complex volumes and surface areas
23rd May:  A well designed set of loop-cards for rounding to significant figures 
24th May:  A nice math-up activity for solving equations with unknowns on both sides  
25th May:  A really thorough lesson on mean from a frequency table
26th May:  An incredibly extensive collection of starters and problems 
27th May:  I love this creative, imaginative misleading data activity
28th May:  An outstanding maths mystery covering loads of topics 
29th May:  “Tick or Trash?” returns! This time it is algebraic substitution 
30th May:  A solid lesson on rearranging formulae 
31st May:  A superb percentage starter using Black Friday deals! 

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