Maths Teaching

January 15, 2008

Linear Graphs

Filed under: algebra,coordinates,graphs — Maths Chick @ 5:07 pm

Online Activites

Mangahigh have got a very nice collection of multiple choice tasks.



exploring-and-plotting-graphs.doc – Investigating y = mx + c by plotting linear functions.

finding-the-gradient-of-lines-on-a-simple-grid.jpg Finding the gradients of lines on a simple grid.

straight-line-equations-intro-pupil-sheet.doc  – introducing finding y = mx + c gently. Speed up sheet.

finding-equations-1.jpg Finding the equations of lines with positive gradients.

finding-equations-2.jpg Finding the equations of lines with negative gradients.


Midpoints (D Grade) on Mangahigh

match-the-linear-graph-to-its-equation.doc – sorting cards

Save our dumb planet! on Mangahigh

Plotting Coordinates

Filed under: coordinates,graphs — Maths Chick @ 11:21 am
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There is a lovely game on the Flashy Maths website called Cartesian Alien that develops pupils’ skills at plotting coordinates in all four quadrants. You can download it to work offline also.


Coordinates of polygons in the 1st quadrant



Starter activities:

starter-graph-plotting.doc results in pupils producing an optical illusion if they follow the instructions correctly.

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