Algebraic Expressions

My level of thinking
and learning is…
Algebraic Expressions
I don’t know what an algebraic
expression is.
Extended Abstract
I know that it is a sum or statement
written with letters that stand for
unknown numbers.
I know that you can manipulate
expressions by using the same rules as
you do with numbers.
I can move expressions around by doing
the same to both sides, or using brackets.
I know why I do the same to both sides,
and what difference it makes to an
expression if I don’t.
I can multiply out or factorise brackets in
order to help me solve or rearrange an
I can apply my knowledge of algebra to
fractions written in algebra, and use it to
simplify or solve them.
I can use what I know about algebra to
solve problems NOT ORIGINALLY GIVEN in
algebraic terms.