Changing the Subject of a Formula – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on changing the subject of a formula that looks at how to use flow charts to rearrange a formula. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To change the subject of a formula.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Changing the Subject of a Formula’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Flow Chart Slide
  • Student Worksheet on Changing the Subject of a Formula
  • Blank Flow Charts
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Rearranging Equations, Graphs of Cubic & Reciprocal Functions and Simultaneous Equations’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the fourth lesson in the ‘Setting Up, Rearranging & Solving Equations’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Rearranging Equations, Graphs of Cubic & Reciprocal Functions and Simultaneous Equations unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Setting Up, Rearranging & Solving Equations unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: