Over the 8 weeks we will be unpicking the skills needed to really understand and enjoy algebra. We’ll examine how algebra can be useful for practical problem solving and enhance understanding of symbols to represent unknown numbers.
There will be many opportunities to ask questions, to think creatively about patterns, graphs and equations.
Understand how letters represent unknowns
Work with simple formulae
Generate and describe linear equations
Express missing numbers
Work with combinations of variables
Challenge yourself to use pairs of numbers in equations with two unknowns
Develop confidence to face algebra in action!
2 hours per week for 8 weeks in Term 2
9 -13 year olds