Slope of a Straight Line
In this lope of a straight line activity, students compute the slope of a line when given two points. This four-page activity contains 16 multi-step problems.
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There is Only One Line Passing Through a Given Point with a Given Slope
Prove that an equation in slope-intercept form names only one line. At the beginning, the teacher leads the class through a proof that there is only one line passing through a given point with a given slope using contradiction. The 19th...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Classifying Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Parallel parking might be difficult, but finding parallel lines is fairly simple. In this activity, learners first complete an assessment task involving parallel and perpendicular lines in the coordinate plane. Individuals then take part...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Mathematics Within: Slope and Triangles
Learners discover a method for determining the slope of a line by creating and comparing similar triangles. They fold coordinate grids to make three similar triangles then measure the sides to compare the relationships between the...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable