Introduction to Solving Linear Systems

This Introduction to Solving Linear Systems lesson plan also includes:

Word problems offer class members an opportunity to learn the concept of solving linear systems using graphs. Individuals choose a problem based upon preferences, break into groups to discuss solution methods and whether there is a better way to solve the problem. Tiered homework is provided in order to challenge everyone in the class.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Use at the beginning of a unit on linear systems
  • Use the exit cards to help identify those that will benefit from additional instruction
  • For the comparison task, provide the class with a variety of manipulatives to use in order to solve the problem
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure you have enough copies of the tiered assignments; make enough for each class member to use either one

  • A variety of problems is provided to ensure understanding of the concept
  • The resource is built as a differentiated lesson

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