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: