Function Notation – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on function notation that looks at how to correctly express, add, subtract and find multiples of algebraic functions. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To be able to use function notation.
  • To be able to find sums and multiples of functions algebraically.

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 ‘Function Notation’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Function Machines Introduction
  • Student Worksheet on Function Notation
  • Further Algebra Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fifth 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: