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Variables, Constants, Operators: Lesson Tasks

This page contains lesson tasks that cover two sections - Variables/Constants and Operators.

You will need to complete both theory sections before trying these tasks.

8 Tasks

We have provided 8 tasks for students to work through in order to help them practice their skills with variables, constants and operators.

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Workbook and Answers

Students read the theory notes on the mini website and then answer the questions on the task sheet.

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Fill in the gaps

Students are given a piece of text with a number of key words removed. The key words appear in a table above the text. They need to replace the words correctly back into the text.

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Construct an answer

Students are given an exam style question to answer. They are also given a set of key words to incorporate into their answer.

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Reduce it

Students are given a section of theory. They pick out the 20 most important words. They are then asked to reduce these to the 8 they consider to be the most important. A great task for really getting them to concentrate and think about the text in front of them.

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Tick the answers

Students are given a number of different statements relating to this topic. They have to decide whether the statement is true or false and place a tick in the correct box.

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Identify the question

Students are given the answer to a number of questions. Their task is to identify what the original question might have been.

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100 words

Students have exactly 100 words to summarise the key points about this topic

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Key terms

Students are asked to provide a definition and example for key terms related to this topic

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Matching statements

On the left-hand side is a set of terms. On the right-hand side is a set of statements or definitions. Students are asked to draw a line to matchup the correct term and statement.

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