Reciprocal Graphs – Complete Lesson

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

Lesson Objective

  • To draw graphs of the reciprocal using tables of values.

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 ‘Reciprocal Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Reciprocal Match Cards
  • Reciprocal Function Table of Values
  • Graph of Reciprocal Function
  • Student Worksheet on Reciprocal Graphs
  • Types of Graph Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fifth lesson in the ‘Rearranging Equations, Graphs of Cubic & Reciprocal Functions and Simultaneous Equations’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the fifth 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: