Full lesson | Create for a teacher a set of content for giving a lesson, beginning with the lesson plan. Each new block of materials must begin with an H1 heading (other subheaders must be H2, H3, etc). When you describe required pictures, write those descriptions in curly brackets, for example: {A picture of a triangle} |

Which subject | Mathematics |

What topic | Fun facts about algebra |

What length (min) | 30 |

What age group | Doesn't matter |

Class size | 20 |

What curriculum | |

Include full script | |

Check previous homework | |

Ask some students to presents their homework | |

Add a physical break | |

Add group activities | |

Include homework | |

Show correct answers | |

Prepare slides | |

Number of slides | 5 |

Create fill-in cards for students | |

Create creative backup tasks for unexpected moments |

Fun facts about algebra

- Students will learn interesting and surprising facts about algebra.
- Students will deepen their understanding and appreciation of algebra.
- Students will have the opportunity to engage in fun activities related to algebra.

- Whiteboard and markers
- Printed cards for students (to be filled in during the lesson)
- Writing utensils
- Stopwatch/timer

Doesn't matter

Mathematics

Step Number | Step Title | Length | Details |
---|---|---|---|

1 | Introduction | 2 mins | Teacher introduces the topic and the objectives of the lesson. |

2 | Warm-up | 5 mins | Teacher leads a quick warm-up exercise to get students thinking about algebra. |

3 | Fun Facts Presentation | 10 mins | Teacher presents a series of interesting and surprising facts about algebra, using visuals as appropriate. |

4 | Activity: Card Fill-in | 8 mins | Teacher hands out printed cards and instructions for filling them in on algebra fun facts. |

5 | Activity: Check-in | 3 mins | Teacher gives time for students to review and exchange cards with their peers. |

6 | Fun Facts Discussion | 2 mins | Teacher asks students to share their favourite fact and why they found it interesting. |

7 | Conclusion | 1 min | Teacher summarizes the key points of the lesson, and reminds students of any homework to be completed. |

8 | Homework | 1 min | Teacher assigns homework to be completed and checked without asking any students to present it in front of the class. |

- During the class, the teacher will observe and record each student's participation in the activity.
- The homework will be checked without asking any students to present it in front of the class, using a rubric that will be shared with the students after the class.

- Students will be asked to find three fun algebra facts on their own and write them down in a journal.
- The homework must be completed and checked without asking any student to present it in front of the class.

| -------- | ------ | | What word does the term "algebra" come from? | The Arabic word "al-jabr", which means "reunion of broken parts". | | Who is considered the father of algebra? | Al-Khwarizmi, a Persian mathematician. | | What did Al-Khwarizmi write a book on? | Solving equations which introduced the concept of algebra. | | In what ways are algebraic equations used in everyday life? | Predicting the weather and designing roller coasters. | | What is the name of the activity where students fill in a fun fact about algebra they learned? | Card Fill-in | | What is the homework for today's class? | Finding three fun algebra facts on your own and writing them down in a journal. |