This a 2-3 week unit plan that contains the following lessons:
The Distributive Property
This is a complete lesson plan on the Distributive Property for middle school math classes. It can also be used as a review for the early high school grades. Some of the examples also include combining like terms.
Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and Box Methods
This is an introduction to multiplying two binomials using the Distributive Property and FOIL (First, Outer, Inner, Last) Method. There is also an activity on multiplying binomials using the Box (Four Squares) Method.
Multiplying Binomials, Pt. II
This is a continuation from the Multiplying Binomials using the Distributive (FOIL) Property. This lesson plan includes more practice with FOIL including multiplying binomials with coefficients and multiplying a binomial to the third power.
This is a complete lesson plan guiding students to find the prime factorization of a number by using factor trees.
This is an introduction to factoring the binomial factors of a trinomial. A full lesson plan is included as well as a short Powerpoint presentation showing the steps to factoring a trinomial.
FOIL & Factoring Quiz
This is a short 12-question quiz that assesses students' understanding of the following three lessons:
Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL Lesson Plan
Multiplying Binomials, Part II
Factoring Trinomials Lesson Plan
Factoring Special Cases
This is a complete lesson plan on factoring perfect square trinomials and factoring the difference of two squares.
Finding the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of Polynomials (Two Lessons)
This file contains two lesson plans in a Word document. The first lesson plan is an introduction to finding the greatest common factor (GCF) of a polynomial and factoring the GCF out of the polynomial.
The second lesson plan demonstrates factoring the GCF from a polynomial and then factoring the binomial factors out of the polynomial.
FOIL & Factoring Test
This test includes examples from each lesson in the unit.
Each lesson plan includes an opening activity, minilesson with guided steps through the process, examples, class activities and a worksheet for homework. Answer keys are included.
Common Core Standards included on the cover pages.