Writing Expressions – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on writing expressions that looks at how to represent real life situations using algebraic notation. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To be able to write 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 ‘Algebra Expressions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Algebra Expressions
  • Algebra Fact Sheet
  • Forming & Solving Equations – Extension Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the third 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: