In this bundle you will find five great products for getting students proficient with identifying linear and nonlinear functions (Supports CCSS 8.F.A.3; TEKS 8.1.D (W.1). This bundle contains the Linear and Nonlinear Discovery Lab Activity, Linear vs. Nonlinear Functions Notes Pack, Linear and Nonlinear functions Tic-Tac-Toe game, and the Linear and Nonlinear Functions Knock Out Game for the Interactive Whiteboard. See the descriptions for individual components below, and enjoy!!
Discovery Lab Linear and Nonlinear Functions
Students will get a great introduction to linear and nonlinear functions in this interactive discovery activity (Supports CCSS 8.F.A.3). Using a graphing tool, students will compare linear and nonlinear functions, drawing their own conclusions on the attributes of each. Included in this download is:
-Teacher directions and tips
-Powerpoint presentation for teachers to use in introducing the activity to students (editable)
-6 pages for students to record their findings and draw conclusions
-Differentiation included with 2 versions of student conclusion page and 2 additional extensions items for fast finishers.
**Please note, in order to complete this activity students will need to have access to a graphing calculator or to the internet and be able to use an online graphing calculator (suggested online tool is given in the teacher directions.)
Linear and Nonlinear Notes, Sorting Activity, and Exit Ticket
Help students clearly understand the difference between linear and nonlinear functions with this notes pack. Student notes are designed for use in students’ interactive notebooks and support CCSS 8.F.A.3.
Included in this 15 page download are:
-Teacher Directions and Tips (including ideas for differentiation)
-2 pages of student notes
-2 pages of student notes with answer keys
-1 page sorting activity
- Quick check/exit ticket to quickly see how students are doing
Linear and Nonlinear Functions Tic-Tac-Toe
This twist on the classic game of Tic-Tac-Toe provides students multiple opportunities to practice identifying linear and nonlinear functions. This activity provides opportunities for students to use mathematical language, justify answers making mathematically sound arguments, and repetition with this concept.
Included in this download are:
-Four game boards featuring functions in graph, table, and equation forms
-Two blank game boards for extension/enrichment
-Student reference guide with sentence stems and examples of mathematical reasoning
-Student answer keys.
Linear and Nonlinear Functions Interactive Whiteboard Knockout Game
This is a game that can be used with or without an interactive whiteboard or projector to review the characteristics of linear and nonlinear functions. It supports CCSS 8.F.A.3. It gives all students in the class the opportunity to answer 16 questions that review concepts related to the characteristics of linear and nonlinear functions in equation, table, and graph representations.
Included in this product:
-Student score card
-Interactive game with 16 questions and answers
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We hope you and your students enjoy this collection of linear and nonlinear activities!