Algebra: The Basics (Foundation Level) - Complete Unit of Work

Algebra: The Basics (Foundation Level) - Complete Unit of Work
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In this unit, students will be introduced to the basics of using algebra in Mathematics. They will begin by understanding the nature of algebra and the use of variables. They will learn to distinguish between expressions, equations, formulae and identities, before learning to write expressions, simplify them by collecting like terms, multiply them and cancel them. Finally they will look at how to use powers and index laws in algebra.


This pack is designed to provide teachers with complete lesson plans and classroom resources to teach excellent lessons. It is designed to both teach the mathematical content and draw students into deeper consideration of its implications, including mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills.


8 Lesson Plans: Full ready-to-use lesson plans on the following topics:

- Algebra notation
- Using algebra
- Writing expressions
- Collecting like terms
- Multiplying expressions
- Cancelling expressions
- Algebra & indices
- Algebra & index laws

Lesson Resources: A variety of additional resources to accompany the lesson plans, including student worksheets and aids for students needing extra support.

2 Homework Activities: Further activities to give students to complete at home.

Assessment: A series of questions to enable you to assess the progress of students in this unit of work.
Total Pages
35 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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