Education Technology

Points on a Line

Published on 11/04/2008

Activity Overview

The Points on a Line activity is intended to develop student understanding of slope of a line. This activity is based on the concept of vertical change and horizontal change when moving between two points on a line. Students will perform an action on the TNS file and observe the consequences of their actions.

Before the Activity

Download the PointsonaLine.tns file. Make copies of the handout if needed.

During the Activity

This activity can be used as a student worksheet or as a group activity, or (less effectively) as a demonstration.

After the Activity

The student should be able to describe the movement from one point to another on a line.