Equations of Parallel & Perpendicular Lines – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on equations of parallel and perpendicular lines that looks at how to generate lines that are parallel or perpendicular to a given line and use the rule for the gradients of such lines. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To generate lines that are parallel and perpendicular to a given line.
  • To use the rules for gradients of parallel and perpendicular lines.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Parallel & Perpendicular Lines Introduction
  • Student Worksheet on Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
  • Vote With Your Feet
  • Straight Line Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the ninth lesson in the ‘Linear Graphs & Coordinate Geometry’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: