Reflection: Checks for Understanding Graphs of Proportional Relationships - What are the two important characteristics? - Section 3: Summary + Homework

 

The table discussion gave me great insight into students that got the big idea of the lesson and those that did not.  A few students in my advanced class actually could not wrap their brain around the fact that it was that simple.  In fact, I had to actually go ahead in that class and show my truly advanced kids what a linear but not proportional relationship looks like when graphed, and what the meaning of the y-intercept is.  

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Graphs of Proportional Relationships - What are the two important characteristics?

Unit 2: Proportional Reasoning
Lesson 8 of 14

Objective: Students will be able to determine if the graph of a relationship is proportional, and thus state the constant of proportionality and equation for the relationship.

Big Idea: Is your graph a straight line? Does it pass through the origin? This lesson helps you determine if graphs are proportional!

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