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Algebra 1 BUNDLE - Worksheets

Algebra 1 BUNDLE - Worksheets

SAVE 25% WITH THIS BUNDLE You will receive the following 4 products with this bundle: . • Algebra 1 Worksheet: Adding & Subtracting Terms • Algebra 1 Worksheet: Multiplying & Dividing Terms • Algebra 1 Worksheet: Multiplying Expressions • Algebra 1 Worksheet: Multiplying Terms with Brackets

By elainefrances

Simplifying Expressions

Simplifying Expressions

Worksheet suitable for KS3 or low ability KS4 group. Can be adapted to suit your class's needs. Features GCSE questions which commonly come up on exams. Useful to give as classwork or homework.

By sabmer

Three New 9-1 Maths GCSE Algebra Topics Lesson Bundle

Three New 9-1 Maths GCSE Algebra Topics Lesson Bundle

This bundle includes three NEW 9-1 GCSE whole lessons and resources Including: 1) Iteration and Iterative Processes 2) Identities and Equating Coefficients 3) Expanding Triple Brackets Each resource includes; - Answers -starter activities -Fully modelled examples -Differentiated questions -Challenges -Quizzing activities to help with misconceptions -Examination style questions -Minimal Printing -Plus lots more teaching resources

By MissBsResources

Iteration and Iterative Processes - Full lesson, quizzes, differentiated worksheet, exam questions

Iteration and Iterative Processes - Full lesson, quizzes, differentiated worksheet, exam questions

(All answers are provided) I've designed this lesson to build up students knowledge of iteration and iterative processes. It begins with a quick stop clock starter to review skills they should already know and will need to use throughout the lesson. The it leads to a discussion about what iteration is using real life concepts such as painting a door. This leads into a slide and discussion on the maths definition of what iterative processes are. Non calculator section Students shouldn't use a calculator/ ans button for these first questions so they can grasp the concept of iteration by physically doing substituting the previous answer in. 1) There are two basic iteration examples, fully animated, for students to follow through with yourself. 2) This the leads to 3 questions for the students to try for them selves. Calculator section Finding x1, x2 and x3 1) Explanation of where to find the ans button on your calculator and how it works. It's useful to get the students to do it on their calculators along with the PowerPoint. 2) 2 examples of iterative process questions that require a calculate. 3) 5 Multiple Choice Questions. Estimating a solution 1) 2 fully animated examples on estimating a solution to a required number of decimal places. 2) 2 questions for the students to try themselves. Rearranging to make an iterative formula 1) 3 different example rearrangements of the same formula 2) Odd one out. Students need to spot which iterative formula isn't a rearrangement of the equation. The resource then in includes a differentiated focused activity which progressively gets harder. This gives students a chance to master and enhance their skills. It includes 5 separate sections a skill 1, 2 & 3 and a stretch. These are all displayed on the same slide for ease of use, however these questions are quite wordy and it may be worth while to print the slide off as a worksheet. Then to finish there is an application on how this could be seen in an exam situation with exam style questions including answers. I hope you find this resource as useful as my students have. Miss B

By MissBsResources

Identities and Equating Coefficients: Full lesson, answers, quizzes, differentiated & exam questions

Identities and Equating Coefficients: Full lesson, answers, quizzes, differentiated & exam questions

(All answers are provided) I've designed this lesson to build up students knowledge of handling identities and equating coefficients. It starts with 6 quick fire questions on expanding and simplifying single and double brackets and one complete the square question. Then the definitions of an equation and identity are there for discussion. This leads to students having to identify the equations and identities. Following this is two examples of show that this is an identity. One single bracket and one double bracket. Then there is an interactive pairing activity where students need to come to the board and select two cards. If they could be an identity leave them turned over, if not turn them back over and start again. (Snap) Following this is two examples of equating coefficients. One single bracket and one double bracket. Leading into a tick or trash activity where misconceptions can be discussed. The resource then in includes a differentiated focused activity which progressively gets harder. This gives students a chance to master and enhance their skills. It includes 5 separate sections a skill 1, 2 & 3 and a stretch. These are all displayed on the same slide for ease of use. Then to finish there is an application on how this could be seen in an exam situation with 2 exam style questions including answers. I hope you find this resource as useful as my students have. Miss B

By MissBsResources

Expanding Brackets Lesson Bundle

Expanding Brackets Lesson Bundle

This bundle includes three whole lessons Including: 1) Expanding Single Brackets 2) Expanding Double Brackets 3) Expanding Triple Brackets Each resource includes; - Answers -starter activities -Fully modelled examples -Differentiated questions -Challenges -Quizzing activities to help with misconceptions -Examination style questions -Minimal Printing -Plus lots more teaching resources

By MissBsResources

Expanding Triple (Three) Brackets Full lesson & Answers, Quizzes, Differentiated Worksheet & Exam Qs

Expanding Triple (Three) Brackets Full lesson & Answers, Quizzes, Differentiated Worksheet & Exam Qs

(All answers are provided) I've designed this lesson to build up students knowledge of expanding double brackets. It begins with a picture activity as the students come into the classroom they have to connect the images to figure out what the lesson is about (This is optional) It begins with a stopwatch starter where students need to to answer four simplifying and expanding algebraic expression questions. I'm very much aware that there are several different common approaches to teaching expanding brackets. I've included examples for each of the following methods. I know the method I teach sometimes varies on the class I am teaching. Feel free to swap the order and delete the examples you don't want, I felt it was important to give options though. Form x^3+bx^2+cx+d 1) Grid Method - 3 progressively harder examples 2)FOIL/Crabs claw method - 3 progressively harder examples The there are 3 questions for students to try in book. Form ax^3+bx^2+cx d 1) Grid Method - 2 progressively harder examples 2)FOIL/Half moon - 2 progressively harder examples The there are 3 questions for students to try in book. This then leads to two tick or trash questions, where the students need to select which person has answered the question correctly and discuss what the misconception of the other person was. There is then a n interactive wheel of fortune quizzing activity where students can come to the board. Spin the wheel, click the section it lands on, answer the question and total their points. The resource then in includes a differentiated focused activity which progressively gets harder. This gives students a chance to master and enhance their skills. It includes 5 separate sections a skill 1 & 2 and a stretch 1. These are all displayed on the same slide for ease of use. Then to finish there is an application on how this could be seen in an exam situation with 2 exam style questions including answers. I hope you find this resource as useful as my students have. Miss B

By MissBsResources

Expanding Double Brackets Full lesson & Answers, Quizzes, Differentiated Worksheet & Exam Questions

Expanding Double Brackets Full lesson & Answers, Quizzes, Differentiated Worksheet & Exam Questions

(All answers are provided) I've designed this lesson to build up students knowledge of expanding double brackets. It begins with a stopwatch starter where students need to to answer four simplifying and expanding algebraic expression questions. This then leads to discussion over methods you could use to answer numerical questions such as (2+3)(1+2). Then there is a product and sum activity. (3 questions where students need to find the product and sum and 3 questions where students have to work backwards from being given the product and sum) I'm very much aware that there are several different common approaches to teaching expanding brackets. I've included examples for each of the following methods. I know the method I teach sometimes varies on the class I am teaching. Feel free to swap the order and delete the examples you don't want, I felt it was important to give options though. Form x^2+bx+c 1) Algebra tiles - Explanation slides of how to multiply with algebra tiles, 3 progressively harder expanding bracket examples with algebra tiles and 5 mini whiteboard questions with both written and algebra tile solutions. (These 5 whiteboard questions can be used even if not teaching with algebra tile approach) 2) Grid Method - 3 progressively harder examples 3)FOIL/Half moon - 3 progressively harder examples 4 questions for students to try in book. Form ax^2+bx+c 1) Algebra tiles - 2 progressively harder expanding bracket examples with algebra tiles and 2 mini whiteboard questions with both written and algebra tile solutions. (These whiteboard questions can be used even if not teaching with algebra tile approach) 2) Grid Method - 2 progressively harder examples 3)FOIL/Half moon - 2 progressively harder examples 4 questions for students to try in book. This then leads to two tick or trash questions, where the students need to select which person has answered the question correctly and discuss what the misconception of the other person was. There is then a n interactive wheel of fortune quizzing activity where students can come to the board. Spin the wheel, click the section it lands on, answer the question and total their points. The resource then in includes a differentiated focused activity which progressively gets harder. This gives students a chance to master and enhance their skills. It includes 5 separate sections a skill 1 & 2 and a stretch 1 & 2. These are all displayed on the same slide for ease of use. Then to finish there is an application on how this could be seen in an exam situation with 2 exam style questions including answers. I hope you find this resource as useful as my students have. Miss B

By MissBsResources

Expanding  Single  Brackets Linear Expression Full lesson & Answer Quizzes, Differentiated Worksheet

Expanding Single Brackets Linear Expression Full lesson & Answer Quizzes, Differentiated Worksheet

(All answers are provided) I've designed this lesson to build up students knowledge of expanding single brackets. It begins with a stopwatch starter where students need to to answer three simplifying algebraic expression questions. This then leads to discussion over methods you could use to answer numerical questions such as 3(5-2). I'm very much aware that there are 3 different common approaches to teaching expanding brackets. I've included 4 examples for each of the following methods (12 different examples). I know the method I teach sometimes varies on the class I am teaching. 1) Algebra tiles - Explanation slides of how to multiply with algebra tiles, 4 progressively harder expanding bracket examples with algebra tiles and 4 mini whiteboard questions for the students to do themselves with algebra tile solutions. 2) Grid Method - 4 progressively harder examples of expanding brackets using the grid method, 5 mini white board questions 3)Claw/Arrow method - 4 progressively harder examples of expanding brackets using claw method and the same 5 mini white board questions as the grid method. This then leads to three tick or trash questions, where the students need to select which person has answered the question correctly and discuss what the misconception of the other person was. There is then a matching quiz interactive activity where students can come to the board, selected two cards and see if they are a pair. If they are leave them turned over, if not click the cards again to turn them back over. The resource then in includes a differentiated focused activity which progressively gets harder. This gives students a chance to master and enhance their skills. It includes 5 separate sections a skill 1, 2 & 3 and a stretch. These are all displayed on the same slide for ease of use. Then to finish there is an application on how this could be seen in an exam situation with 4 exam style questions including answers. I hope you find this resource as useful as my students have. Miss B

By MissBsResources

Algebraic Expression Lesson Bundle

Algebraic Expression Lesson Bundle

This bundle includes three whole lessons Including: 1) Forming Algebraic Expression - Words & Shapes 2) Simplifying Algebraic Expression by Collecting Like Terms 3) Substitution into Algebraic Expressions Each resource includes; - Answers -starter activities -Fully modelled examples -Differentiated questions -Challenges -Quizzing activities to help with misconceptions -Examination style questions -Minimal Printing -Plus lots more teaching resources

By MissBsResources