# Algebra at KS2

Last updated: 15/11/2023
Contributor: Teachit Author
Main Subject
Key stage
Resource type
Teaching pack

If you’re looking for interesting ways to teach algebra at year 6, this pack has the x factor.

From missing number problems, problem solving and reasoning to using algebra with measure and geometry, this pack contains a wealth of engaging and practical ideas to engage your class in all things algebraic.

### What's included?

• 17 supporting resources
• introductory activities, main teaching points, plenaries, assessment opportunities, extension ideas and home learning tasks

### What's inside?

Section 1: The algebra you know – missing number problems (pages 1-14)

• Teaching ideas
• Balancing act – using the equals sign
• Ancient algebra
• Algebra loop game

Section 2: Problem solving and reasoning with algebra (pages 15-27)

• Teaching ideas
• Shape equations – reasoning in algebra
• Money problems – using algebra
• Make friends with algebra
• Problems, problems

Section 3: Using algebra with measure (pages 28-35)

• Teaching ideas
• Calculating perimeter using algebra
• Calculating area and volume using algebra
• Measurement mission
• Find the formula – a study in area

Section 4: Using algebra with geometry (pages 36-50)

• Teaching ideas
• Pizza puzzle
• What’s your angle? – formula fun

Section 5: Taking algebra further (pages 51-53)

• Teaching ideas
• The value of x – a matching game
• That’s what I said! – equivalent equations
• The letter of the law – applying algebra

Algebra: KS2 pack

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I'm going to try to adapt it to my students. Begining from translate it to the spanish and to their language level... I will let you know how it goes

Jaime Camacho

21/05/2020

04/05/2019

10/04/2019

I'm going to try to adapt it to my students. Begining from translate it to the spanish and to their language level... I will let you know how it goes

Jaime Camacho

21/05/2020

04/05/2019

10/04/2019