S3 Level 3 – N4

National 4 Mathematics Course Summary

National 4 Mathematics in a Nutshell

 

Coursework

The S3 course is shown in the table below. By clicking on a topic link (in blue type) you open a PDF document or video tutorial. This gives a brief summary of the topic and a selection of interactive resources that can be used to consolidate the skills required for the topic.

The following topic was covered before the summer holidays, at the end of S2/beginning of S3.

Integers   –   Integers Support Notes

 

Term

Topics

Resources

August – October

Brackets

pdf icon Brackets Summary

Numeracy Skills Unit 1

 Consolidation of Numeracy Skills

Rounding

pdf icon Rounding Summary

Pythagoras Theorem

pdf icon Pythagoras Theorem Summary
pdf icon Pythagoras Theorem Support Notes
pdf icon Pythagoras Theorem Practice Questions
Video-Icon Pythagoras Theorem Introduction
Video-IconPythagoras Repeated Use
Video-IconPythagoras in Disguise
Video-IconDistance Between 2 Points

 

Term

Topics

Resources

October – December

Factorisation

pdf icon Factorisation Summary

Pre-assessment Activity

 Preparation for Assessment.

Statistics & Probability

pdf icon Statistics & Probability Summary
pdf icon Statistics Support Notes
pdf icon Scattergraph Practice Questions
pdf icon Probability Practice Questions

Algebra Unit 2

 Consolidation of Algebraic Skills.

Assessment

 Assessment

 

Term

Topics

Resources

January – March

Distance, Speed & Time

pdf icon Distance, Speed & Time Summary
pdf iconDistance, Speed & Time Support Notes
pdf iconDistance, Speed & Time Practice Questions

Numeracy Skills Unit 2

 Consolidation of Numeracy Skills.

Ratio

pdf icon Ratio Summary

Revision

 Revision for Assessment

N4 Numeracy Assessment

  Assessment

 

Term

Topics

Resources

April – June

SOHCAHTOA

pdf iconTrigonomerty SOHCAHTOA Summary
pdf iconSOHCAHTOA Support Notes
pdf iconTrigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) Practice Questions
Video-Icon SOHCAHTOA – Find a Missing Side
Video-Icon SOHCAHTOA – Find a Missing Angle

Algebra Unit 3

 Consolidation of Algebraic Skills

Equations Practice Questions

Angles & Circles

 Angles & Circles Summarypdf icon

Gradient & Equation of a Line

 Gradient & Equation of a Line Summarypdf icon
pdf icon Drawing Straight Lines Support Notes
Video-Icon Introduction to Gradient
Video-Icon The Equation of a Straight Line
Video-Icon Horizontal & Vertical Lines

Handshakes Investigation

 Investigation

Textbook Answers

National 4 Textbook Answers Chapters 1 to 15

National 4 Textbook Answers Chapters 16 to 24

National 4 Textbook Answers Chapters 25 to 30

 

Course Summary & Self Assessment

Pupils will be issued with a copy of this booklet in S1. They should use the booklet to self assess their understanding of each topic as they progress through the course. The booklet can also be used as a checklist to aid pupils in their preparation foe assessment.

Course Summary and Self Assessment Booklet 1

 

Revision

Your teacher will issue you a revision booklet for each assessment. The answers for these books can be accessed by clicking the links below.

 

Revision Booklet

N4 AV Revision Booklet

 

Revision Booklet Answers

N4 Numeracy Revision Booklet ANSWERS

N4 Expressions and Formulae Revision Booklet ANSWERS

N4 Relationships Revision Booklet ANSWERS

N4 AV Revision Booklet ANSWERS

 

Homework

Pupils may be asked to complete an exercise that has been started in class.

In addition to this a homework exercise will be issued at the end of each topic. These exercises may be computer tasks or written exercises. The written exercises will be marked by the class teacher. Pupils must make sure that they hand in all homework on time.

S3 Level 3/National 4 Homework Booklet

 

Useful Websites

Mr Graham has produced video tutorials to help with a range of topics.

www.mrgrahammaths.wordpress.com

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SUPER MATHS WORLD – Play against the computer or another player. Test your skills in number, algebra, shape or data. Ask you teacher for the login details.

http://www.supermathsworld.com/

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THAT QUIZ – Practice for integers and fractions.

http://www.thatquiz.org/

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COOL MATHS 4 KIDS – Maths lessons, puzzles and games.

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

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MATHS IS FUN – Maths lessons, worksheets, puzzles and games.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/

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BITESIZE – View the lesson, try the quiz and play the game.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/secondlevel/mathematics/

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