Parallel Lines Task

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Transform the classroom into a coordinate plane. Scholars walk along parallel lines drawn on a coordinate plane on the classroom floor. They measure angles and slopes and use the results to develop criteria that would make the lines parallel.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the applications handout as homework
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be aware of how to calculate slope
  • Prior preparation is necessary (using tape to mark coordinate planes and parallel lines on the floor)
Pros
  • Kinesthetic learners appreciate the activity
  • Includes student worksheets
Cons
  • None
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