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Algebra Word Problems

Algebra Word Problems

This is a series of questions that will guide pupils from thinking only in numbers to thinking algebraically. The questions are increasingly challenging, finishing with some that require a lot of thought and can be investigated further.
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Complete lesson - collecting like terms

Complete lesson - collecting like terms

The aim of this lesson is to introduce students in the idea that they cannot gather x's with y's by making it a physical thing, in this case different sized boxes of pencils. You are then able to add and subtract x's y's and numbers to your hearts content. there follows differentiated worksheets of algebra pyramids to consolidate.
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Algebra Higher Revision (Flipchart, examples, practice, answers with accompanying Student Booklet)

Algebra Higher Revision (Flipchart, examples, practice, answers with accompanying Student Booklet)

Masterclass flipchart created for Maths non-calculator GCSE, based around all Algebra skills needed. Due to the increase in algebra on this these new specification tests the flipcharts focuses on algebra. All topics covered have examples and answers. (Make you planning easier!!) There is also a PP attached which is the student booklet which works alongside the flipchart and teaching. The booklet also gives students space to copy down examples, practice and make their own notes. Topics covered : Solving Linear Equations Expanding Factorising Simultaneous Equations Quadratics Simultaneous equations Solving Quadratic Equations by Factorising Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the square Algebraic Proof
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Forming and Solving Equations (KS3, Low Ability KS4)

Forming and Solving Equations (KS3, Low Ability KS4)

Forming and Solving Equations PP aimed at KS3 middle ability, also used with low ability KS4. Mixed Starter with answers. Basic examples on forming expressions, then questions for pupils to try with answers. Harder examples - with angles and perimeter etc. Worksheet on PP with increasing levels of difficulty - With answers. Really easy lesson to get and go !
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Algebra: Solving Equation Bundle (3 lessons) - new 9-1 GCSE spec questions

Algebra: Solving Equation Bundle (3 lessons) - new 9-1 GCSE spec questions

Solving equations is such an important topic in maths and underpins so many other subjects especially for the higher tier. This is a three lesson series / sequence of lessons designed to give a really solid foundational understanding. 1. Introduction / foundation tier 2. Introduction / higher tier 3. Perimeter and other problems (inc. new spec) NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and as always please rate and feedback, thanks.
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Halloween Math Puzzles for Middle School

Halloween Math Puzzles for Middle School

Have some fall or Halloween fun in your middle school math class with these no prep math activities. The content features order of operations, equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents, integer operations, and logic puzzles... and all of the activities feature a fall favorite, trick or treat candy! Candy Corn Order of Operations All your students will need is a pencil and the page. The students should use the middle of the candy corn to work the problem and write the answer in the bottom of the candy corn. The shape of the candy is perfect to guide your students to show correct work on order of operations. An answer key is included. You can also have your students color the candy corn after they have checked their answers. Trick or Treat This is a fall take on true or false. Students read each scenario about equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents. They decide if it is a “trick” or a “treat”. If it is a “trick” the students should make a change to make it a “treat”! For a fun variation, let your students earn a small candy or other seasonal treat for each question that the prove is a treat or turn into a treat! The answer key is provided. Collecting Candy Let your students go trick or treating right in their desks! To play this game print a recording sheet for each student and a game board. The students can share a game board between 2 or 3 students or each have their own. You will need to provide: dice and player tokens. Students multiply and combine integers to see who can score the most candy. This game can be played again and again at any time of the year! Logic Puzzles There are two different types of logic puzzles included. Both have an answer key. Just print them out! Save paper by printing these front and back. You may want to provide scratch paper for students to show work and space for their thinking. Although these activities are themed around fall and trick or treat candy, the term Halloween is not used at all, if that is an issue for your students or your class. Feel free to check out the preview to see if this resource meets your students' needs!
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