Rise-Run Triangles

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How high and how far does it go? Young scholars learn to count slope by drawing congruent triangles. The activity highlights the difference between positive and negative slope.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils color the slope triangles different colors to highlight the rise and run
  • Incorporate assessment questions in an exit ticket to check for understanding after the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects previous experience with slopes of lines

  • Includes questioning strategies
  • Teacher guide provides detailed instructions to aid in planning

  • None
Common Core