Gradients of Non-Linear Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on gradients of non-linear graphs that looks at how to estimate and interpret gradients of curves at a point. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To estimate the gradient of a non-linear graph at a point.
  • To interpret the gradient of a graph in real-life contexts.

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 ‘Gradients of Non-Linear Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Gradients Introduction
  • Gradient of Curve Example
  • Student Worksheet on Gradients of Non-Linear Graphs
  • Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the sixth lesson in the Advanced Graphs 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: