Forward Plan for Mathematics: Algebra - Inequalities

Lesson 1: Introduction to Inequalities Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to understand the concept of inequalities and identify the symbols used to represent them.

Lesson 2: Forming Simple Inequalities Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to form simple inequalities in one unknown involving real-life situations.

Lesson 3: Simplifying Simple Inequalities Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to simplify simple inequalities in one unknown involving real-life situations.

Lesson 4: Solving Inequalities Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to solve simple inequalities in one unknown involving real-life situations.

Lesson 5: Graphing Inequalities on a Number Line Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to graph inequalities on a number line and interpret the solutions.

Lesson 6: Using Algebraic Expressions in Real Life Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to appreciate the use of algebraic expressions in real-life situations and solve problems using them.

Lesson 7: Using Devices to Simplify Inequalities Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to use devices such as calculators or digital tools to simplify inequalities and solve problems.

Lesson 8: Playing Digital Games Involving Inequalities Objective: By the end of this lesson, the learner should be able to play digital games involving inequalities to reinforce their understanding and application of the concept.

Desired Outcome: By the end of the sub-strand, the learner should be able to: a) Form simple inequalities in one unknown involving real-life situations. b) Simplify simple inequalities in one unknown involving real-life situations. c) Use devices to simplify inequalities and play digital games involving inequalities. d) Appreciate the use of algebraic expressions in real life.

Note: The lessons and objectives are aligned with the Kenyan curriculum for grade 6 learners aged 12 years, with a focus on inequalities in algebra.