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Linear Graph Introduction

Linear Graph Introduction

The first lesson of the topic. Introducing Linear Graphs and y=mx+c for a high ability year 8 class. Sheets can be complied into a booklet to created a scaffold-ed resource to be used throughout the lesson. PowerPoint creates opportunities for AfL through the use of MWB. Each question has a timer attached to it that can be activated by clicking in presentation mode.
bfielding1
Gradient and Intercept (Treasure Hunt)

Gradient and Intercept (Treasure Hunt)

This activity gives students practice at rearranging different formats of the equation of a straight-line into the form y = mx + c. They then determine the gradient and intercept of the line. Click --> https://tes.com/.../Treasure Hunts for similar style Treasure Hunts on 30 other topics. -- Note that unlike most Treasure Hunts, this one has the added feature that the answers give an encrypted clue. Deciphering this clue reveals where the treasure is hidden! A Treasure Hunt is a great activity which children love. They are ideal for revision, starters or plenaries. They are a really great way to get students to answer questions quickly and enjoy doing so. These question cards have been prepared in two sizes. The large cards can be pinned around around the classroom and used for a whole class activity; the smaller (loop cards) can be used for group work or by individuals – they are particularly helpful for one-to-one tutorials and during interventions.
Maths4Everyone
Christmas Star! Straight Line Graphing

Christmas Star! Straight Line Graphing

Students plot eight straight lines that miraculously turn into a Christmas Star :) Using y=mx+c, and then extending with a worksheet asking questions about parallel lines, and finding new equations. Plotted lines can also be used to talk about reflected functions (about x- or y-axis) and even inverse functions (2nd 4 lines are inverses of the 1st 4), as well as restricted domains (or inequalities for younger students).
MrsDekker
All you need to teach the equation of a straight line!

All you need to teach the equation of a straight line!

I think this set of resources covers everything your classes need to learn and practice on straight line graphs (up to GCSE level). All the resources are suitable to be projected or printed for students to work on, saving a lot of time for drawing graphs and allowing them to annotate or work on diagrams. All resources come with solutions included. Here is a brief description of each resource: 1. Basic straight lines - lines of the form x=a, y=a and y=x or y=-x 2. Drawing straight lines - 10 questions using the equation of a line y=mx+c to complete a table of values and draw the graph. 3. Cover-up method - 12 questions to practise drawing lines of the form ax+by=c 4. Using the equation - test if a point lies on a line, determine y-coord given x-coord and vice versa (70 questions) 5. Finding the gradient - 18 questions to practise finding gradients, including where the scales on the axes are not the same 6. Matching y=mx+c to the graph - they find the gradient and y-intercept for each given graph and equation, learning the connection between the equation and properties of the graph 7. Equation to gradient and y-intercept - simple worksheet to practice writing down the gradient and coordinates of y-intercept from the equation, and vice versa (24 questions) 8. Finding the equation of a line - 24 questions to practise finding the equation of the line from its graph, including where the scales on the axes are not the same 9. Finding equation using point and gradient - 10 questions to practise doing this with a grid as an aid, then 26 questions without a grid 10. Pairs of lines - 4 graphs, each with a pair of parallel or perpendicular lines. By finding the equation of each line the students should start to see the rules for gradients of parallel and perpendicular lines 11. Parallel and perpendicular lines - almost 50 questions finding the equation of a line parallel / perp to a given line that passes through (0,b) or (a, b) 12. Using two points A and B - find midpoint M of AB, gradient of line through A and B, equation of line through A and B, equation of line perp. to AB through A, B or M. 10 questions to learn the methods with grids as an aid, then an exercise for each style of question (over 50 questions in total). 13. Multiple choice questions - quick assessment covering most of the topic 14. Straight lines revision - 60 questions to revise the whole topic 15. Homework - 19 questions on all aspects of the topic, fully works solutions included I have just worked through all these with my year 10 group and it took around 5 hours of lesson time to complete. A more able group may need less time but you have enough resources here to keep your classes busy for a number of lessons.
langy74
Christmas Linear and Quadratic Graphs

Christmas Linear and Quadratic Graphs

Draw linear and quadratic graphs to produce a Christmas picture. Start with linear graphs and extend students to quadratic graphs. Aimed at GCSE but also suitable for higher ability KS3.
ljph
Equation of a straight line

Equation of a straight line

Quick recap sheet on calculating the gradient, intercept and equation of a straight line. Used as an end of half term revision sheet before the half term test. Yours faithfully, A Tired NQT
AmberSmith92
Distance-Time Graphs

Distance-Time Graphs

Used with top set year 8 but can be adapted for other sets/years. Lesson starts with how to calculate the gradient of a line. These slides can either be done as a recap or an actual taught session. It then moves onto distance/time graphs and contains different activities for the class including a short matching activity and a memory activity.
Rhiannon33
Rearranging and Interpreting Equation of a Line GCSE worksheet

Rearranging and Interpreting Equation of a Line GCSE worksheet

www.pinpointlearning.co.uk will take your mock QLA (Question Level Analysis) and instantly produce personalised intervention booklets for all your year 11s, thoroughly addressing each student’s individual weaknesses from each paper. The site caters for all our 9to1 papers from Edexcel, AQA and OCR, including the summer 2017 papers, practice sets and the November 2017 papers. The site also produces a combined QLA feature allowing you to see your class and student progress by topic. They will also do some of your mock analysis for you, automatically calculating grade percentages and even displaying class box plots for your department. The latest feature is access to some of our topic resources including answers, with subscribed schools having access to each and every topic. The site is free for all of your mocks so I hope you find it useful.
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Gradient Problems GCSE worksheet

Gradient Problems GCSE worksheet

www.pinpointlearning.co.uk will take your mock QLA (Question Level Analysis) and instantly produce personalised intervention booklets for all your year 11s, thoroughly addressing each student’s individual weaknesses from each paper. The site caters for all our 9to1 papers from Edexcel, AQA and OCR, including the summer 2017 papers, practice sets and the November 2017 papers. The site also produces a combined QLA feature allowing you to see your class and student progress by topic. They will also do some of your mock analysis for you, automatically calculating grade percentages and even displaying class box plots for your department. The latest feature is access to some of our topic resources including answers, with subscribed schools having access to each and every topic. The site is free for all of your mocks so I hope you find it useful.
pinpoint_learning
Understanding Perpendicular Lines Lesson and Starter y=mx+c worksheet accompanying

Understanding Perpendicular Lines Lesson and Starter y=mx+c worksheet accompanying

Students are at first encouraged to remember y=mx+c and how to plot lines using both this and a table (this prior knowledge should be covered in previous lessons) students then need to discuss the meaning of perpendicular and to find the gradients of the lines that are perpendicular (shown on the slides). Students then have powerpoint table questions. Ideal group: Year 9 foundation.
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