Aimed at mid-higher ability kids Year 7/8 Brilliant practice of fractions button on scientific calculator Prior knowledge - Basic substitution “(a=3, b=6) what is ab” Starter - basic substitution 3-4 mins see how many you can do. Substitution into brackets, show and then practice, my class have been taught expanding brackets recently so shouldn’t be too much of a leap. Then move onto the fun stuff, substituting into fractions with real life examples, guidance with photos of scientific calculator and answers in the format they would have entered and see on their calculator. Blue background to help with visual impairments
Differentiated worksheet of real life examples that can be converted to algebraic expressions or equations, with example. Aimed at high ability Year 7/8.
Quick lesson pitched for a low ability set 6 Maths class. FDP equivalence starter with a demonstration by me before students attempt minimally different questions after. Go through working out missing values in the frequency trees before moving onto some probability calculations and finally add in some elements of relative frequency and expected outcomes, hoping to drill in the law of large numbers,etc. Scaffolded through out trying to get them to use fraction buttons on their calculators etc and leaving hints to help those struggling. Answers included but will need some teaching/boardwork
Quick differentiated worksheet with rules and example at the top of the page. Tests whether pupils can translate the words to expressions. I would aim it at a high level year 7/8 class to assess at the end of introducing algebraic notation.