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By Phil Brookes, Teacher of Mathematics

Blog published 7th November 2017 | Category: Supporting VI Students

When they first come to NCW some students are unable to draw a line of a specific length using a ruler because they’ve simply never done it before. Over a number of years here at NCW, we have developed a logical and mechanical process for drawing lines and angles in Mathematics using plastic embossing film (German Film), a geometry mat and what, at NCW, we call a dead pen (a pen with no ink).

I have made these videos to share with colleagues, parents and students – they show how to draw a line freehand, how to draw a line using a ruler and how to draw an angle using a protractor.

I hope you find them useful!

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