Types of Graph – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on types of graph that introduces students to the shapes and equations of linear, quadratic, cubic, reciprocal and circle graphs. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To recognise linear, quadratic, cubic, reciprocal and circle graphs from their shape.

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 ‘Types of Graph’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Keyword Anagrams
  • Example Linear Graph
  • Example Quadratic Graph
  • Example Cubic Graph
  • Example Reciprocal Graph
  • Example Circle Graph
  • Student Worksheet on Types of Graph
  • Match Cards
  • Types of Graph Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Quadratic, Cubic & Other 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: