Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on adding and subtracting algebraic fractions that extends the methods for adding and subtracting fractions to fractions containing algebraic terms. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To add and subtract algebraic fractions.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Adding Fractions Slide
  • Student Worksheet on Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions
  • Plenary Cards
  • Further Algebra Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fourth lesson in the Further Algebra unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: