Planning for White Rose Maths Secondary Autumn Term 1 Block 2 Week 2 (Algebraic thinking)

This is a series of worksheets, activities and FREE lessons using the White Rose Maths Secondary Schemes (Year 7 Autumn Term 1 Block 2 Week 2 Algebraic Thinking). This is week 1 of 3 from block 2. I have made lessons using the schemes with suggested activities. Where possible, I have suggested the use of manipulatives and have provided many opportunities for afl. Each slide on the teacher’s powerpoint gives suggestions of activities and suggestions on how to use the slide. You may decide to use the slides differently to how I have done or may decide to not use the powerpoint at all and just the activities.

I have given some suggested answers and ideas how to scaffold learning. Teachers may decide to hide these slides for their own use only or they may decide to share these with their students.

Key words have been highlighted throughout in blue and definitions are highlighted in purple. All worksheets and activities are also provided separately (as a ppt and/or pdf where possible) for ease of printing.

I hope you find this useful, it has taken a lot of time to prepare! I hope to produce worksheets and activities for the rest of the year so keep a look out. I have included the powerpoint free of charge, it may not be available later in the year as my staff begin to prepare their own lessons. Let me know how it goes.

White Rose Maths Small Steps Covered:

  • Given a numerical input, find the output of a single function machine
  • Use inverse operations to find the input given the output
  • Use diagrams and letters to generalise number operations
  • Use diagrams and letters with single function machines

You may also find the following useful:

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  • algebra-and-function-machines-ws1.pdf
  • algebra-and-function-machines-ws2.pdf
  • Function-machines-worksheet-1.pdf
  • Function-machines-worksheet-2.pdf
  • Using-letters-to-generalise-numbers-worksheet-1.pdf
  • Using-Letters-to-generalise-numbers-worksheet-2.pdf
  • Using-letters-to-generalise-number-worksheet-3.pdf
  • Using-letters-to-generalise-numbers-worksheet-4.pdf
  • Algebraic-notation-card-sort.pdf
  • Algebraic-notation-follow-me-cards.pdf
  • Y7-Block-2-Week-2.pptx

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Created: Aug 22, 2018

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