Reflection: Intervention and Extension Distance Between Two Points, Day 1 - Section 2: Mini Lesson


Some of my students had difficulty determining whether a horizontal or vertical line would connect two points.  I wanted them to be able to determine this without having to plot the points.  Before moving on to the exit ticket, I gave them some practice coordinates.  For the first few problems, students used a coordinate plane if they needed to.



What type of line is formed by connecting:

1.     (10,3) and (10,1)

2.     (5,1) and (10,1)

3.     (-2,6) and (-2,8)

4.     Are (7,9) and (3,3) formed by a horizontal or vertical line?

  Horizontal or Vertical
  Intervention and Extension: Horizontal or Vertical
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Distance Between Two Points, Day 1

Unit 10: Rational Numbers
Lesson 6 of 9

Objective: SWBAT find the distance between two points.

Big Idea: Students use absolute value to find the distance between two points.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, coordinate plane, distance
  45 minutes
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