Lesson Plan

Algebra 1 - Matching time vs distance Graphs on Desmos

Students will complete a desmos activity where they watch videos of an object in motion and create the graph
Melissa C.
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Garnet Valley High School
Glen Mills, United States
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Math

Students will be able to...

Watch a video of an object in motion and create a distance vs time graph of the objects travel. 

Grades 9 – 10
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1 Hook

Activity: Conversing

Allow students to go to the following site https://teacher.desmos.com/carnival and complete the desmos activity.

Student Instructions

Today you will be going to this site: https://teacher.desmos.com/carnival  and completing the activity on distance vs time graphs. 

2 Guided Practice

Allow students to work through this activity. Answer questions along the way and ask students questions to further their thinking. 

3 Wrap Up

Activity: Presenting

Pick students who did well and students who made mistakes that are common misconceptions. Encourage students to share what they learned or how they messed up and fixed their mistakes.