Comparing Lines and Linear Equations

This Comparing Lines and Linear Equations lesson plan also includes:

Scholars first complete an assessment task on writing linear equations to model and solve a problem on a running race. They then take part in a card matching activity where they match equations and graphs of lines to diagrams of fluid flowing out of a container.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the second task, The Walk-a-Thon, as homework
  • Construct a container like the one described in the resource to show in class
Classroom Considerations

  • Prior preparation (cutting up cards for activity) is necessary
Pros

  • Professional-looking graphs and diagrams engage pupils
  • Resource includes a table of common issues and suggestions for how to guide pupils toward understanding
Cons

  • None