Interpreting Straight Line Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on interpreting straight line graphs that teaches students how to analyse information from linear graphs and how to use those graphs to solve equations. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To interpret and analyse information presented in a range of linear graphs.
  • To solve linear equations using graphs.

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?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Interpreting Straight Line Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Blank Mind Map
  • Example Slide
  • Example Slide
  • Student Worksheet on Interpreting Straight Line Graphs
  • Straight Line Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the seventh lesson in the ‘Real Life Graphs’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the eighth lesson in the ‘Linear Graphs & Coordinate Geometry’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Straight Line Graphs unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Linear Graphs & Coordinate Geometry unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: