Using Algebra – Complete Lesson

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: