Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Sense, Sensibility and Sentences: Examining and Writing Memorable Lines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Involve your readers in finding works of literary genius. Have each individual write down compelling sentences that they read or hear, whether in a newspaper, advertisement, book, movie, song, or any other place! Once each person has a...
Activity
Math Learning Center

Grade 1 Supplement Set A3 - Number and Operations: Addition and Subtraction on the Number Line

For Teachers 1st Standards
Hop your way through a mathematical equation with your first grade class as they learn the idea of moving up and down the number line. Adding and subtracting like little frogs is an engaging and clever way to teach/reinforce this concept.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

8th Grade Math Parallel and Transversal Lines

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders label and define geometrical lines and angles. They identify angles on the board as acute, obtuse, straight, or right. In groups, 8th graders build with masking tape on the wall a pair of parallel lines, and a transverse...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Estimation Number Lines

For Students 3rd - 4th
Here is a good two-page worksheet in which learners are given 30 number lines. The number on the left is always zero, but the number at the far right is different each time. There is an arrow placed pointing down at each number line, and...
Lesson Plan
Alabama Learning Exchange

Straight Line Motion

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Students examine gravity, mass, and friction. In this speed and motion instructional activity, students investigate how straight line motion is impacted by gravity, mass, and fiction as they participate in a hands-on activity.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Stuck Like Glue 4 - Wall Line Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Heel, toe, heel, toe, grapevine, stomp. Put some basic dance steps together and get moving. Teach this 32-count series to your class and when they've got the steps down add some music. "Stuck Like Glue" by Sugarland has a great beat and...
Handout
Charleston School District

Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal

For Students 8th Standards
Pupils study angle measurements between different types of angles associated with parallel lines and transversals. The independent practice asks pupils to identify the types of angles in a diagram and to determine the measure of angles.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Hudson's Ups and Downs

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Even rivers have tides. Older elementary schoolers will discuss the Hudson River and how weather, water craft, and the ocean cause tidal fluctuation. They will examine a series of line graphs that depict tidal fluctuation, then analyze...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Line Symmetry and Rotational Symmetry

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the symmetry of pattern block shapes. Students, working in groups determine whether each shape has line symmetry, rotational symmetry or both kinds of symmetry. Students determine how many lines of symmetry the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Orienteering - Lesson 3 - Topographical Maps and Contour Lines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn how to read a topographical map and understand what the contour lines mean. Explore longitude and latitude. Find a cliff, a valley, a mountain peak, and more. This is just one of the ten lessons in this unit on oreinteering....
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

City Streets: A Fold-up of a Street Lined with Buildings

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After walking in a nearby neighborhood, have your class create this amazing city street pop-up. They study the facades of the buildings they see, focusing on geometric line, shape, and architecture. They then draw, cut, and create a city...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Algebra: Coordinates and Straight Line Graphs

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young mathematicians review what they have previously learned about coordinates and straight line graphs. Then, they access an interactive component within the lesson to gain more practice with this skill. Additionally, there are two...
Activity
Curated OER

Water Down the Drain

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Did you know that leaky faucets waste \$10 million worth of water? Conservationists perform an experiment and draw best-fit lines to explore how the US Geological Society determined this value.
Activity
PBS

Zip Line

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Slide all the way to the bottom. Using the design process, pupils create a carrier for a ping pong ball that will travel down a zip line. Learners test their carriers and determine solutions to issues they encounter to complete the third...
Unit Plan
Los Angeles Unified School District

Up and Down with Slopes

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Do you have a class that gets excited about technology? Bring in a lesson that allows learners to explore linear equations. Using spreadsheet software, individuals find key features of linear equations and then compare slopes of parallel...
Activity
DiscoverE

Zip Line Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Harness the awesome power of gravity. Scholars build a zip line to transport a ping-pong ball. The challenge is to get to the finish line in under four seconds. At that speed, individuals better be sure to strap on the harness!
Lesson Plan
Code.org

Functions and Top-Down Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let me break it down for you! Introduce your class to a way of breaking up a complicated task into its component pieces. Individuals draw a complex figure using JavaScript and then break it down to help determine the functions needed in...
PPT
Curated OER

Topographic Maps

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Sometimes it is difficult to grasp topographic maps. Here is a clever presentation designed to help your middle school earth scientists understand. Beginning with a side view of a pair of mountains, a graphic guy walks up one slope. As...
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Mathed Up!

Symmetry

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Eleven problems provide pupils the opportunity to find the lines of symmetry or identify rotational symmetry. Scholars alter designs to make them symmetrical, learn to recognize signs that are symmetrical, and identify the type of...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Straight Line Graphs

For Students 9th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students graph coordinate pairs on a coordinate plane. They match points with letters and graph a line through all the plotting to create a straight line. There are 25 questions with an answer key.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Using Technology To Teach Parallel Lines With Transversals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the relationships between angles formed by two lines cut by a transversal when lines are and are not parallel. They define key vocabulary terms, then using a camera take pictures at their school of parallel lines with...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Basic Algebra and Computers: Spreadsheets, Charts, and Simple Line Graphs

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students, while in the computer lab, assess how to use Microsoft Excel as a "graphing calculator." They view visual representations of line graphs in a Cartesian plane while incorporating basic skills for using Excel productively.
Lesson Plan
Alabama Learning Exchange

Writing Equations for Parallel Lines

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Acquaint your class with the concept of parallel lines. Learners watch a PowerPoint presentation about how to write equations of parallel lines. Their understanding of linear equations and slope is taken a step further by the exercises...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Lines of Symmetry

For Teachers 1st
First graders create symmetrical designs using a computer program.  In this lines of symmetry instructional activity, 1st graders review their symmetrical designs and discuss other ways symmetrical designs can be made.  Students work in...