Education Technology

McDougal Littell Middle School Math Course 2: Finding Slope

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This Technology activity is from McDougal Littell Middle School Math Course 2, Lesson 8.3: Slope. Students will graph the line and then find the slope of the line.

Before the Activity

Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Graph the lines and then find the slopes of the lines
  • Explain the relationship between the slope of the lines and the coefficients of x
  • Explain the slope of a line


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed