Introducing Linear Functions

This series of activities builds familiarity with the Cartesian Plane and lays the foundation for various concepts that contribute to understanding linear functions.

Activities 1 – 5 can all be ‘assigned’ to a Google classroom where students can save and complete work.

Activity 1: Rectangles on the Cartesian Plane

Activity 2: Coordinates and Linear Functions

Activity 3: Plotting Points From x To y

Activity 4: Identify a Linear Function

Activity 5: Linear function matching

Activity 6: Fill and Drain the kitchen sink

Activity 7: Stacking Chairs

Applet to practice the equation of a line:

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