@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 31st August to 13th September

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 is a summary of the previous fortnight.

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  :-)

Monday: this straight line graphs card sort is ideal to be stuck in students’ books 

Tuesday: dust away those summer cobwebs with a challenging cross-number puzzle!

Wednesday: get students discussing Circles with this lovely quiz-quiz trade activity 

Thursday: a well-planned lesson on fractions of an amount 

Friday: a set of 5 minute mental starter activities (with answers!) 

Saturday: combines compound shapes and algebra for a challenging higher GCSE lesson 

Sunday: examples and worksheets using the bar method for solving linear equations 


Monday: a lovely structured worksheet for using the quadratic formula 

Tuesday: a set of really useful “What Went Well” bookmarks for peer assessment 

Wednesday: an excellent lesson on the often painful subject of upper & lower bounds 

Thursday: a challenging rich matching activity using square and cube numbers 

Friday: investigate direct proportion with a graphical approach 

Saturday: “Number of the Day” is ideal for younger students, with lots of potential for adaptation 

Sunday: “110 years on” is an interesting problem with lots of teacher support 

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