Slopes of Lines
Students examine how to determine the slope of a line when given an equation of a line or the graph of a line. They observe a teacher demonstration, and complete various handouts.
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Proving Slope Criteria for Parallel & Perpendicular Lines
This lesson launches with learners graphing the fourth vertex of a given rectangle, and finding the length and slope of one of its sides; and ends with learners writing a summary sheet for parallel and perpendicular lines. In between,...
7th - 11th 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
Graphing Equations on the Cartesian Plane: Slope
Slopes are not just for skiing. Instructors introduce class members to the concept of slope and teach them how to calculate the slope from a graph or from points. The lesson also includes the discussion of slopes of parallel and...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Finding the Slope of a Line from a Graph - Concept
Explain how to find the slope of a graph of a line with a video that points out how no matter what two points are used on a graph of a line, the slope is the same. A few examples reiterate how to find the slope of vertical and horizontal...
1 min 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Definition of Slope - Concept
Math can be a slippery slope. A video introduces the concept of slope, provides its definition, and shows examples of positive and negative slopes. It connect the examples to skateboard ramps to help pupils remember what they look like.
5 mins 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable