This is a complete lesson on using algebra that looks at the distinctions between expressions, equations, formulae and identities. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

### Lesson Objective

- To be able to select an expression, equation, formula or identity from a list.

### 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 ‘Using Algebra’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
- Algebra Words Sheet
- Student Worksheet on Using Algebra
- Expression, Equation, Formula and Identity Words
- Expressions, Equations, Formulae & Identities
- Algebra Fact Sheet
- Complete Solutions to all Questions

### Lesson Progression

This is the second 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: