Expanding Triple Brackets – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on expanding triple brackets that looks at how to expand the product of three or more linear expressions and sketch simple cubic graphs that are given as the product of three linear factors. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To expand the product of more than two linear expressions.
  • To sketch graphs of simple cubic functions, given as three linear expressions.

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 ‘Expanding Triple Brackets’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Expression Cards
  • Expanding Triple Brackets Introduction
  • Sketching Cubic Graph Example
  • Student Worksheet on Expanding Triple Brackets
  • Solving Equations Graphically Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the Solving Equations Graphically 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: