Parallel and Perpendicular Lines Math Lib
In this activity, students will generate pieces to a story as they move throughout ten stations. They will practice identifying parallel and perpendicular equations, and practice writing equations passing through a certain point that are parallel or perpendicular to a given equation. These problems were written for a high school geometry class, but could be used in an algebra class as well if you teach parallel and perpendicular lines.
Their answer to each station will give them a piece of their story (who, doing what, with who, where, when, etc.). This is a much more fun approach to multiple choice, and the students adore reading the story to the class. They get very excited to see which of their teachers is the "star" of the story.
ALL slides are given in an editable format so you are free to personalize the story for your students. PowerPoint is required to edit. Only story elements can be changed, not the actual problems.
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Algebra 1 Curriculum
Algebra 1 Activities Bundle
Geometry Activities Bundle
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