# Standard index form

### Term 2 starting in week 10 :: Estimated time: 2 weeks

• Investigate positive powers of 10
• Work with numbers greater than 1 in standard form
• Investigate negative powers of 10
• Work with numbers between O and 1 in standard form
• Compare and order numbers in standard form
• Mentally calculate with numbers in standard form
• Add and subtract numbers in standard form
• Multiply and divide numbers in standard form
• Use a calculator to work with numbers in standard form

For higher-attaining pupils:

• Understand and use negative indices
• Understand and use fractional indices

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## Activities for pupils

Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

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## Lesson Starters

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

### 1st Lesson

#### Absolutely Everyone

A choice of questions about the current world population which is constantly changing.

### 2nd Lesson

#### Big Order

Estimate or calculate then put the large numbers in order of size.

### 3rd Lesson

#### How Many Triangles? 3

Find a systematic way of counting the number of triangles in the given diagram.

### 4th Lesson

#### Faulty Button

Find out which of the calculator keys is faulty from the given information. A mathematical puzzle requiring good problem solving strategies.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.

White Rose Resources
 End of block assessments provide a quick progress check at the end of each block of learning to make sure students have understood the content covered. This Scheme of Learning was produced by White Rose Maths and is used here with permission granted on 30th June 2021.

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