This is a complete lesson on cancelling expressions that looks at cancelling algebraic expressions by both numerical values and variables. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

### Lesson Objective

- To simplify algebraic expressions by cancelling.

### Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.

### What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

- Full lesson plan for the ‘Cancelling Expressions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
- Student Worksheet on Cancelling Expressions
- Student Expressions Cards
- Plenary Slide
- Algebra Fact Sheet
- Complete Solutions to all Questions

### Lesson Progression

This is the sixth lesson in the ‘Algebra: The Basics’ 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: