S3 Level 4 – N5

Level 4 to National 5 Mathematics Course Summary

National 5 Mathematics in a Nutshell

 

Coursework

The S3 course is shown in the tables 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.

 

Term

Topics

Resources

June

Pairs of Brackets

pdf icon Pairs of Brackets Summary

Pythagoras Theorem

pdf icon Pythagoras Theorem Summary
pdf icon Pythagoras Theorem Support Notes
Video-Icon  Pythagoras Introduction
Video-Icon Pythagoras -Repeated Use
Video-Icon Pythagoras Finding the Distance Between 2 Points
Video-Icon Pythagoras in Disguise
Video-Icon Converse of Pythagoras

 

Term

Topics

Resources

August – October

Percentages

pdf icon Percentages Summary
pdf iconPercentages Support Notes
Video-Icon Appreciation & Depreciation
Video-Icon Compound Interest
Video-Icon Percentage Profit & Percentage Loss
Video-Icon Reverse Percentages
 pdf icon PERCENTAGES PAST PAPER QUESTIONS       ANSWERS

Algebra Review

 Revision of: Collecting Terms, Substitution, Expaning Brackets, Factorisation and Equations

pdf iconEquations & Inequality Past Paper Qns     ANSWERS

Factorisation

pdf icon Factorisation Summary
pdf iconBrackets & Factorisation Support Notes
Video-Icon Common Factor
Video-Icon Difference of 2 Squares
Video-Icon Trinomials
Video-Icon Easy Trinomials
pdf iconEXPANDING BRACKETS & FACTORISATION PAST PAPER QUESTIONS      ANSWERS

Scientific Notation

pdf icon Scientific Notation Summary
pdf icon Standard Form Support Notes

Circle – Arcs & Sectors

pdf icon Arcs & Sectors Summary
pdf icon Circles Support Notes
Video-Icon Arc Length
Video-Icon Sector Area
Video-Icon Finding an Angle

 

Term

Topics

Resources

October – December

Fractions Revision

pdf iconFractions Revision
Video-Icon Converting Mixed Numbers & Top Heavy Fractions

Pre-assessment Activity

 Practice assessment task.

Witch’s Hat Investigation

 Investigation.

Trigonometry – SOHCAHTOA

pdf icon Trigonomerty SOHCAHTOA Summary
pdf icon SOHCAHTOA Support Notes
Video-Icon  SOHCAHTOA – Finding a Side
Video-Icon SOHCAHTOA – Finding an Angle

Changing the Subject of a Formula

pdf icon Changing the Subject of a Formula Summary
pdf icon Change the Subject of a Formula Support Notes
pdf icon CHANGING THE SUBJECT OF A FORMULA PAST PAPER QUESTIONS    ANSWERS

December Assessment

 Assessment

 

Term

Topics

Resources

January – March

Arbelos Inverstigation

 Investigation

Spread of Data

pdf icon Spread of Data Summary
Video-IconStandard Deviation
Video-IconFive Figure Summary & Spread of Data

Algebraic Fractions

pdf icon Algebraic Fractions Summary
pdf icon Algebraic Fractions Support Notes
Video-IconSimplifying Algebraic Fractions
Video-Icon Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions
pdf iconALGRBRAIC FRACTIONS PAST PAPER QUESTIONS     ANSWERS

Circles – Chords & Tangents

pdf icon Chords & Tangents Summary
pdf icon Circles Support Notes
Video-Icon Angles in Circles
pdf iconCHORDS PAST PAPER QUESTIONS         ANSWERS

Algebraic Patterns

 Extension Exercise Algebraic Patterns Worksheet

March Assessment

 Assessment

 

Term

Topics

Resources

April-June

Volume

pdf icon Volume of Solids Summary
pdf icon Volume Support Notes
pdf icon VOLUME PAST PAPER QUESTIONS     ANSWERS

Equation of a Line

pdf icon Equation of a Line Summary
 pdf iconEquation of a Line Support Notes
Video-IconDiscovering y = mx + c
Video-IconHorizontal & Vertical Lines
Video-IconUsing y-b=m(x-a)
pdf iconSTRAIGHT LINE PAST PAPER QUESTIONS      ANSWERS

Similarity

pdf icon Similarity Summary
Video-IconSimilar Triangles
Video-IconArea of Similar Shapes
Video-Icon Volume of Similar Shapes
pdf iconSIMILARITY PAST PAPER QUESTIONS        ANSWERS

Revision

 Revision for Assessment

N5 Unit 1 Assessment

 Assessment

 

Textbook Answers

National 5 Texbook Answers Chapters 1 to 11

National 5 Textbook Answers Chapters 12 to 24

National 5 Textbook Answers Chapters 25 to 34

National 5 Textbook Unit 1 Assessment Answers

National 5 Textbook Unit 2 Assessment Answers

National 5 Textbook Unit 3 Assessment Answers

 

Course Summary & Self Assessment Booklet

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 & Self Assessment Booklet 1

 

Revision

National 5 Mathematics Revision in a Nutshell

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

N5 S3 Revision for March Assessment ANSWER BOOK

National 5 Maths Unit 1 Revision Booklet ANSWERS

National 5 Maths Unit 2 Revision Booklet ANSWERS

National 5 Maths Unit 3 Revision Booklet ANSWERS

N5 Mathematics Revision Booklet

N5 Maths Exam Revision Booklet
N5 Maths Exam 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 4 to National 5 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/education/subjects/ztrjmp3

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