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# CLASS- 8, CH-09

Lesson Plan for CBSE mathematics class 8 Linear Equations in one variable, Step by step teaching strategy for mathematics teachers. Perfect lesson plan which makes the teaching learning process perfect

## LINEAR EQUATIONS IN ONE VARIABLE

 RMB DAV CENTENARY PUBLIC SCHOOL NAWANSHAHR NAME OF THE TEACHER DINESH KUMAR CLASS VIII CHAPTER 09 SUBJECT MATHEMATICS TOPIC LINEAR EQUATIONS IN ONE VARIABLE DURATION : 16 Class Meetings

PRE-REQUISTIC KNOWLEDGE

Basic Arithmetic:

Students should have a strong grasp of basic arithmetic operations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These operations are the building blocks of solving linear equations.

Knowledge of Variables:

Students should be familiar with the concept of variables as symbols that represent unknown values in mathematical expressions and equations.

Understanding of Expressions:

Students should understand how to work with algebraic expressions, including combining like terms and simplifying expressions.

Order of Operations:

Students should know and apply the order of operations (BODMAS) when simplifying expressions and solving equations.

Solving Simple Equations:

Students should have experience solving simple equations involving addition and subtraction, such as 2x + 3 = 7 or 3y - 5 = 1.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

Chalkboard/Whiteboard, markers, Handouts with practice problems, Projector (optional)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Students will understand the concept of linear equations in one variable.
Students will be able to solve basic linear equations.
Students will be able to translate real-world problems into linear equations.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

·    Students will understand the concept of linear equations in one variable, recognizing them as mathematical statements that involve a single unknown (variable).

Students will be able to solve basic linear equations by applying the fundamental principles of isolating the variable, combining like terms, and simplifying equations step by step.

Students will be able to translate real-world problems and situations into linear equations, allowing them to apply mathematical reasoning to practical scenarios.

Students will learn and use key mathematical vocabulary related to equations, including terms such as variables, coefficients, constants, and solutions.

RESOURCES

NCERT Text Book,
A Text Book of DAV Board
Resource Material : Worksheets , E-content, Basics and formulas from (cbsemathematics.com)

KEY  WORDS

Linear equations in one variable, cross  multiplication method, butter fly method of solving fractional number, unit digit, tens digit, fractions etc.

PROCEDURE AND EXPLANATIONS

Introduction:

Begin the lesson by discussing with students the importance of equations in mathematics and real-life situations.

Introduce the topic of linear equations and explain that linear equations in one variable involve solving for a single unknown.

Write a simple linear equation on the board, e.g., 2x + 3 = 7, and explain the components of the equation: variables, coefficients, and constants.

Explaining Linear Equations
Define key terms: equation, variable, coefficient, constant, and solution.
Discuss the general form of a linear equation: ax + b = c, where a, b, and c are constants.
Explain that solving the equation means finding the value of the variable that makes the equation true.

Solving Basic Equations
Present a few simple linear equations and guide the class through solving them step by step.
Example 1: 3x - 5 = 7
Example 2: 2(2x + 1) = 10
Example 3: 4x/2 = 6
Emphasize the importance of isolating the variable on one side of the equation.

Practice Problems
Distribute handouts with practice problems.
Allow students to work individually or in pairs to solve the equations.
Circulate the classroom to provide assistance as needed.

Review and Discussion
Review the solutions to the practice problems as a class.
Encourage students to share their thought processes and problem-solving strategies.
Address any common misconceptions or challenges that students faced.

Real-World Applications
Discuss real-world situations where linear equations are useful, such as calculating costs, determining distances, or predicting growth.
Challenge students to come up with their own examples.

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT

Assign a few linear equations for homework and remind students to practice solving them.
Provide resources (e.g., textbook pages, online materials) for additional practice if available.

CONCLUSION

Summarize the key points of the lesson. Emphasize the importance of understanding and solving linear equations in various contexts.

Encourage students to seek help if they encounter difficulties with their homework.

MIND MAP

SKILL ENHANCED

Problem-Solving Skills:

Students will develop problem-solving skills through the process of solving linear equations. They will be able to identify and apply relevant mathematical operations to reach a solution.

Critical Thinking and Logical Reasoning:

Students will engage in critical thinking and logical reasoning when determining the appropriate steps to solve equations and explaining their thought processes.

Mathematical Communication:

Students will improve their ability to communicate their mathematical reasoning both in writing and through class discussions.

Real-World Application:

Students will recognize the practical applications of linear equations in various fields and understand the value of this mathematical concept in solving everyday problems.

ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES

Assess students' understanding through class participation, practice problems, and homework assignments.
Differentiation:

Offer extra support to struggling students by providing additional practice and one-on-one assistance as needed.

Homework and Self-Practice:

Students will demonstrate their ability to apply what they have learned by completing homework assignments independently.

Peer Learning and Collaboration:

Students will have the opportunity to work collaboratively, discuss problem-solving strategies with peers, and learn from one another's approaches.

Assessment of Understanding:

The teacher will assess students' comprehension and skills through class participation, practice problems, and homework assignments.