Multiplying Expressions – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on multiplying expressions that looks at how to multiply together expression such as 2x and 3y (the lesson does not extend to expanding brackets). The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To multiply together two simple algebraic expressions.

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 ‘Multiplying Expressions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Blank Multiplication Squares
  • Student Worksheet on Multiplying Expressions
  • Algebra Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fifth 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: