# Cubic Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on cubic graphs that teaches students how to plot and interpret graphs of cubic functions. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

### Lesson Objectives

• To draw graphs of simple cubic functions using tables of values.
• To interpret graphs of simple cubic functions, including finding solutions to cubic equations.

### Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

### What is Included?

• Full lesson plan for the ‘Cubic Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
• Cubics Introduction
• Example Cubic Graph
• Example Cubic Table of Values
• Example Cubic Graph
• Student Worksheet on Cubic Graphs
• Types of Graph Fact Sheet
• Complete Solutions to all Questions

### Lesson Progression

This is the fourth lesson in the ‘Rearranging Equations, Graphs of Cubic & Reciprocal Functions and Simultaneous Equations’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the fourth lesson in the ‘Quadratic, Cubic & Other Graphs’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Rearranging Equations, Graphs of Cubic & Reciprocal Functions and Simultaneous Equations unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Quadratic, Cubic & Other Graphs unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: