Required tasks/resources 
Keep these goals in mind in all that you do throughout this chapter. Work towards being able to answer any of these questions with respect to any linear relationship you work with. 
Raising Money problem 
GORP problem 
“Chapter 6 Application Problems” handout 
Word problems throughout the Chapter 6 problem sets 
Additional handouts as needed 
Goal 1: Explain what a linear equation is, and explain what slope is (61, whole chapter)
Goal 2: Understand slope as the rate of change between two variables (61, whole chapter)
Goal 3: Find slope from a table, two points, a graph, or an equation (61, 62)
Goal 4: Use slopeintercept form to determine the slope, yintercept, and graph of a line (62)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
Read and take notes on Lesson 61 (pp. 282  286)  http://www.algebraclass.com/rateofchange.html 
Geometer's Sketchpad Slope Games  "Reteaching 61" handout 
Problem Set 61  Slope Hangman Game 
Raising Money problem  
Inclass activity: SlopeIntercept Form  Textbook pp. 291  293 
Problem Set 62  "Equations of Attack" game 
Goal 5: Explain what x and yintercepts are (63)
Goal 6: Find the xintercept and yintercept of a line given a graph or an equation (63)
Goal 7: Graph horizontal and vertical lines; identify the slope, intercept, and equation for these lines (61 and 63)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
"Intercepts, Horizontal and Vertical Lines, Standard Form" guided notes sheet with Textbook pp. 298 299  Vertical Line website 
Problem Set 63 Part 1: Intercepts  Coolmath Horizontal and Vertical Lines review 
Horizontal and Vertical Lines handout (optional in DGI)  Horizontal and Vertical Lines Practice website 
Goal 8: Recognize slopeintercept form (62, done previously), standard form (63), and pointslope form (64); write a linear equation in any of these forms
Goal 9: Write an equation for a line given its slope and at least one point on the line (64)
Goal 10: Write an equation for a line given at least two points on the line (64)
Required tasks/resources: Standard Form  Optional tasks/resources: Standard Form 
GORP problem  Textbook pp. 298  300 (Standard Form) 
"The Standard Form of a Line" GSP activity (optional in ABC and EFH)  Algebra Lab Standard Form Review and Practice 
Problem Set 63 Part 2: Standard Form  
Required tasks/resources: PointSlope Form  Optional tasks/resources: PointSlope Form 
"The PointSlope Form of a Line" GSP activity (optional in ABC and EFH)  Textbook pp. 304  307 (PointSlope Form) 
Video: PointSlope Form (11 min)  
Video: Pointslope and Standard Form (Khan Academy, 8 min)  
Problem Set 64 
Goal 11: Find slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines (65)
Goal 12: Write an equation for a line given information about a parallel or perpendicular line (65)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
Parallel and Perpendicular Line activity  Textbook pp. 311  313 
Problem Set 65 
Topic Summary
Required tasks/resources Problem Set: Chapter Test Assignment 

Optional tasks/resources
