Basic Activity getting students to use the table of values, changing the how the table changes, finding common values and seeing how the patterns relate to the equation.
Before the Activity
Provide instruction for making a table of values by hand.
During the Activity
Use the attached worksheet as a guide for the activity.
After the Activity
Provide a few more examples using a viewscreen calculator to make sure that students understood about the common change being the multiplier of the X and the zero value being the constant.