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Right angles

Unit 3 – 2 weeks

The PowerPoint file contains slides you can use in the classroom to support each of the learning outcomes for this unit, listed below.

The slides are comprehensively linked to associated pedagogical guidance in the NCETM Primary Mastery Professional Development materials. There are also links to the ready-to-progress criteria detailed in the DfE Primary Mathematics Guidance 2020.

Learning outcomes

1 Pupils rotate two lines around a fixed point to make different sized angles
2 Pupils draw triangles and quadrilaterals and identify vertices
3 Pupils learn that a right angle is a ‘square corner’ and identify them in the environment
4 Pupils learn that a rectangle is a 4-sided polygon with four right angles
5 Pupils learn that a square is a rectangle in which the four sides are equal length
6 Pupils cut rectangles and squares on the diagonal and investigate the shapes they make
7 Pupils join four right angles at a point using different right-angled polygons
8 Pupils investigate and draw other polygons with right angles


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  • KS2
  • Year 3
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