Unit 1: Using a grid method to multiply expressions
This unit shows ways of using a grid method to help pupils to multiply a single term over brackets and to find the product of two linear expressions.
About 40 minutes.
Resources you will need
- A notepad
- Copies of Resources 1a, 1b, 1c and 1d, which you will find in this unit
- Access to the algebra strand of the Secondary mathematics learning objectives.
This unit is self-contained, but you may choose to move on to the following connected units.
- Unit 5: Collecting like terms
- Unit 10: Classroom approaches to algebra.