Cancelling Expressions – Complete Lesson

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: