Plotting Graphs on a Grid

Plotting Graphs on a Grid
Plotting Graphs on a Grid
Plotting Graphs on a Grid
Plotting Graphs on a Grid

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Plotting Graphs on a Grid

Students learn how to complete a table of results and plot a straight line graph on a grid in the form y = mx + c .  As learning progress they begin to consider the effect a negative gradient has on the direction of the line.

The start of the lesson recaps finding the equation of horizontal, vertical and diagonal straight line graph using the properties of a square.  The plenary challenges students to find a pair of coordinates that lie along a line using algebraic methods.

Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to plot a straight-line graph in the form y = x ± c
  • Most students should be able to plot a straight-line graph in the form y = mx + c
  • Some students should be able to recognise, sketch and produce graphs of linear functions.
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