Plotting Straight Line Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on plotting straight line graphs that looks at how to create a table of values for a linear equation and use this to plot the graph of that equation. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To be able to complete a table of values for a linear equation.
  • To plot a straight line graph given an equation.

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 ‘Plotting Straight Line Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Straight Line Graphs Starter
  • Example Table of Values
  • Straight Line Graphs Example
  • Mini-Plenary Blank Grid
  • Student Worksheet on Plotting Straight Line Graphs
  • Straight Line Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the ‘Real Life Graphs’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the second 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: