Forms of Linear Equations

Linear equations are all about form. The fifth part in a unit of nine works with the different equivalent forms of linear equations. Class members become familiar with each form by identifying key aspects, graphing, and converting from one form to another.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of each of the linear forms
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with finding the slope of a line
  • Pupils need to understand that a line can be denoted algebraically in several different equivalent forms
Pros

  • Includes independent practice for each form of linear equation
  • The objectives provide an outline of what the teacher needs to cover during instruction
Cons

  • The lesson plan does not provide a great deal of detail on instructional methods