Finding the angle 0 Overview Using this Resource Connecting to the Curriculum Marking Student Responses Working with Students Further Resources This task is about working out angles. Question 1Change answer a) A large book is placed on a table and opened to lie flat. How many degrees did the front cover move through from a shut to an open position? a) A large book is placed on a table and opened to lie flat. How many degrees did the front cover move through from a shut to an open position? degrees Question 1Change answer b) The lid of the honey jar needs one complete twist to open the jar. Through how many degrees will the letter O turn when the bottle is opened? b) The lid of the honey jar needs one complete twist to open the jar. Through how many degrees will the letter O turn when the bottle is opened? degrees Question 1Change answer c) This yacht's main sail is a triangle shape. About how many degrees is the angle shown at A? c) This yacht's main sail is a triangle shape. About how many degrees is the angle shown at A? degrees Question 1Change answer d) The large hand on a clock moves from showing 3 o'clock to a quarter to 4. Through how many degrees has the large hand moved in 45 minutes? d) The large hand on a clock moves from showing 3 o'clock to a quarter to 4. Through how many degrees has the large hand moved in 45 minutes? degrees Task administration: This task can be completed with pencil and paper or online (with some auto marking displayed to students). Level: 4 Curriculum info: Maths, Geometry and Measurement, Shape Keywords: angles Description of task: Students identify the angle of different objects and movements. Answers/responses: Y8 (06/1998) a) 180 [Accept in range 170-180] moderate b) 360 moderate c) 40-60 moderate d) 270 difficult Diagnostic and formative information: Student response Likely reason d) 180 Confuses half and three-quarter turn. What's the angle? Angles on a window Boats Measuring the angle