Lesson Plan: Drawing and Measuring Bearings | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Drawing and Measuring Bearings | Nagwa

# Lesson Plan: Drawing and Measuring Bearings Mathematics

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to draw and measure bearings.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• understand that bearings are measured clockwise from the north and are given as three figures,
• understand the relationship between bearings and compass points,
• read off a simple bearing in a diagram,
• read off a simple bearing in a diagram by subtracting a given angle from ,
• distinguish the bearing of from from the bearing of from ,
• use the bearing of from to work out the bearing of from ,
• solve more complex problems, such as interpreting a word problem to identify a correct bearing or filling in missing angles in a diagram and using them to work out a bearing.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• measuring angles with a protractor,
• simple angle facts and properties.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• drawing scale diagrams.