This is a project-based assessment over linear functions. The student is given a continuous linear situation such as "A pool contains 300 gallons and is being filled at a rate of 100 gallons per hour". The student separates their poster board (appr. 17 x 22) into 4 quadrants and then proceeds to identify the variables, the rate of change, the starting value and a function rule. They continue on by finding and completing a table of values and a graph. Finally, they answer 4 questions such as "how much water will be in the pool after 3 hours?" or "what does the slope in this situation represent?" on the back using complete sentences.
Project can be completed in one class period. Complete directions for the student are included as well as a grading rubric, a key (for the 4 questions), quadrant one graph paper, and directions (including 2 completed student examples) for the teacher. To see a completed student example, please download the preview. There are 6 different scenarios in total, all continuous. 12 pages total.
This project can also be purchased in my Algebra Projects Bundle
. There are a total of 12 Algebra Projects in this bundle - great for project based assessment!
Need more resources involving Linear Functions, Slope, Graphing Lines, etc? Check out my Linear Functions Unit Bundle
which includes a variety of 40 linear functions resources at a huge discount!
All of my products are color-coded and sorted by topic. To find more products on Linear Functions, Function Rules, Graphing Lines, Slope, etc., please return to my store and look for the turquoise blue background or choose the Linear Functions, Slope, Intercepts, Graphing Lines category
on the left-hand side.
© 2015 Secondary Math Solutions
This purchase is for one teacher and for classroom use only.
All rights reserved. No part of this product may be reproduced, transmitted or distributed without express permission from the author. This product may not be posted or uploaded to the Internet in any form including classroom websites or network drives. If other teachers, colleagues, teams, schools or districts wish to use this resource, additional licenses must be purchased and can be done so for half price.