Understanding algebra at year 7 Understanding algebra at year 7

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Understanding algebra at year 7

(KS3) | Teaching pack
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Understanding algebra at year 7 will help your students develop their understanding of algebraic vocabulary and notation and improve their reasoning skills.

Featuring a range of mix-and-match starters, main activities, and plenaries alongside research and discussion tasks, home learning opportunities and an assessment, this pack is the perfect way to introduce algebra at KS3.

Key features:

  • starters, main activities, plenaries, group and independent learning tasks
  • suggestions to support and challenge
  • end-of-unit assessment
  • answers included.

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Nicola Trubridge
Nicola Trubridge
Whilst there are some nice ideas in here the whole section on using fruit to collect like terms and the nonsense of strawberries divided by apples is NOT going to help students 'understand' algebra but instead lead to developing more misconceptions at a later date. I would suggest that those elements need a rethink before inexperienced teachers buy this and actually think that it is a good way to introduce those key concepts.
Posted on 8th January 2020
Peter GOKO
Peter GOKO
Not used the resources yet but they look great. I particularly like the group and independent learning tasks.
Posted on 30th December 2019


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