YEAR 9 (ma2)
Level description
grids: 3 to 6
(number) 4 to 7
(number) 5 to 8
(number) 4 to 7
(algebra)
Numbers
and the number system
Place
value, ordering and rounding
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Multiply and divide any
integer by any power of 10

X
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powers of 10
W
X
X
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Multiplying and dividing by 10 or 100
W
F
Multiplying and dividing by powers of 10
W
4 in a line
W
Loop cards
W
Collect a joke

Understand
upper and lower bounds

F
Upper Lower Bounds

Begin
to write numbers in standard index form

W
Loop cards
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indices and standard form

Round numbers to 3dp's and
a given number of sig. figs.


Integers, powers and roots
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Use the prime decomposition
of a number

F
Prime factors HCF LCM and Venn Diagrams

Use ICT
to
estimate square roots and cube roots


Use index notation for
integer powers
Use simple instances of the
index laws
Know/use the index laws for
x and ÷ of +ve integer powers

W
Mental powers
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investigating indices
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indices and standard form
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lcm, hcf and indices
W
squares and cubes
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powers collect a letter

Fractions, decimals,
percentages, ratio and proportion
Top
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Y9
Objectives

Resources

Know
that a recurring decimal is an exact
fraction
Use methods to convert a
recurring decimal to a fraction

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Recurring decimal to Fraction

Add,
subtract, multiply and divide fractions
Cancel
common factors before x or ÷ fractions

W
adding fractions
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fractions 4 in a line

Solve
problems involving percentage changes
Calculate
the result of a proportional change
using only x

P
W
W percentage
blockbusters
X
W
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mental percentages
P
W
number as % of another
W
collect a letter
W
percentage links
F
Percentage Multipliers
W
percentage challenge
W
mental percentage loop cards
P
odd one out starter
F
Proportion Recipe

Use
fractions or percentages to compare
proportions
Use
proportional reasoning to solve a
problem

W
Loop cards
P
W
Fraction walls
P
equivalent fractions
W
fractions
P fractions of amounts
W
fractions of amounts collect a joke
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converting fractions and percentages

Interpret
and use ratio in a range of contexts


Calculations
Number
operations and the relationships between
them
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Understand
effects of x and ÷ by numbers between 0
and 1

F
Multiply and Divide by decimals

Understand
the order of precedence and effect of
powers

W
W
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Number problems

Mental methods
and rapid recall of number facts
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Use
known facts to derive unknown facts

U
Multiplication bingo cards
W
Magic square starter
X
X
F
negative numbers

Extend
decimals, fractions and percentages

W
Decimal make ten

Extend
factors, powers and roots

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Powers

Solve
word problems mentally


Make and justify estimates
and approximations
Estimate calculations by
rounding to 1 significant figure


Written
methods
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Standard
column procedures for any numbers

X
italian multiplication
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times and divide

Multiply
and divide by decimals


Calculator
methods
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Use
brackets and memory
Use
calculator efficiently  not rounding
intermediate steps

P
shares activity

Use
pi


Use
the sign change keys


Use
powers and roots keys


Use
the fraction keys


Use the reciprocal key


Enter
no.s and interpret the display in
different contexts


Checking
results
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Check
results by working the problem backwards


Consider
whether the result is the right order of
magnitude


Algebra
Equations,
formulae and identities
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Distinguish
role of letters in equations, formulae,
functions


Use
index notation for integer powers 
index laws
Know use index laws in
generalised form for x and ÷


Simplify
by taking out single term common factors

P
odd one out  simplifying starter
W
Pyramid algebra
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the dots game
X algebra
shapes

Square
a linear expression or expand (x ± n)(x
± m)
Establish
difference of two squares

F
F
Find area of rectangles with alegrabic
sides (answers)
X
P
Difference of 2 squares

Construct/solve
linear equations with integer
coefficients

W
mental
starter
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picture puzzles
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W
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Pyramids
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X
Pyramid rules
W missing
numbers

Solve an equation
graphically
Solve simultaneous
equations algebraically or graphically


Solve
inequalities in one variable and
represent on no. line
Begin to solve inequalities
in two variables

P
P
Inequalities introduction

Use
systematic trial and improvement methods
(ICT)

W
W
trial
and improvement

Solve
problems involving direct proportion (ICT)


Use
formulae from mathematics and other
subjects


Substitute
numbers in expressions and formulae

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the dots game
W
W
4 in a line
W
Fahrenheit to Celsius
W
P
picture puzzle

Derive
and use more complex formulae

W
finding a rule

Change
the subject of a formula

P
Change the subject

Sequences,
functions and graphs
Top
Y9
Objectives

Resources

Generate terms of a
sequence (paper
or ICT )

W
matchstick patterns
P P
P
P
number patterns

Generate
sequences from practical contexts

X sequence

Write
the nth term of an arithmetic sequence
Find the next term and nth
term of quadratic sequences

W
matchstick patterns

Deduce properties of
sequences from spatial patterns


Plot
graphs of linear functions
Find
the inverse of a linear function  plot its graph


Find
the gradient of lines of the form y = mx
+ c
Investigate the gradients
of parallel and perpendicular lines

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Straight line graphs

Construct linear functions
& graphs from real life problems
Discuss/interpret graphs
arising from real life situations


Discuss/interpret
distancetime graphs


Plot
graphs of simple quadratic and cubic
functions
Know simple properties of
quadratic functions

P
P
simple quadratic patterns

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