Matching Graphs to Situations

Sometimes a graph makes situations much easier to see. After learning about discrete and continuous graphs by watching a short video, scholars match graphs to real-world situations. The provided graphs are a discrete linear graph, a continuous linear graph, and the graph of a step function.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class come up with their own situations for the given graphs
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be able to interpret key features of graphs
  • Familiarity with linear and step functions is necessary

  • Explanations are thorough
  • Well-drawn graphs

  • Viewers may not find the video to be interesting
Common Core