## Slope Block Game

Slope Game Block Version
This is the 'block version' of Slopes and Ladders....

Slope Game Block Version
This is the 'block version' of Slopes and Ladders....

I hope you enjoy this game! I would love to have any feedback if you decide to use it.
Slope game
Other Slope Resources
Applets
1. Interactive Slope Applet - Although I ran out of time to actually use this with my own class, this is a wonderful resource that lets students click and drag points such that when the line between the point changes, the calculation of the slope of the line also changes on the screen as well. Very useful!
2. Slope-Intercept Equation Applet - This appears to be the exact same applet I introduced to you a few weeks ago in the Geogebra Tutorial video. It's a very simple resource that allows students to visualize the slope-intercept equation of a line by using sliders to change the slope and y-intercept.
Worksheets
1. Pete Falzone's Understanding Slope and Y-Intercepts 1
2. Pete Falzone's Understanding Slope and Y-Intercepts 3
3. Pete Falzone's Graphing and Using Slope and Y-Intercepts 1...

Here are a few highlights of some of the Interactive Demonstration Tools that I have come across in the past few weeks:1. All Interactive Whiteboard Resources - Although the applets on this website are designed to be friendly for those classrooms with Smartboards and the like, I see no reason why these applets can't be used in any classroom. In fact, I plan on use this Angle Measure resource when teaching my classes about angles in the upcoming weeks. Other great resources on this website include this Translation Plotter, which helps students to visualize translating a shape in the Rectangular Coordinate System.2. Interactive Slope Applet - Although I ran out of time to actually use this with my own class, this is a wonderful resource that lets students click and drag points such that when the line between the point changes, the calculation of the slope of the line also changes on the screen as well. Very useful!...

A few weeks ago a colleague of mine was in need of an activity for Factoring. He was ahead of his pacing chart and wanted something to fill up some class time with. I referred him towww.ilovemath.org, which has hundreds of free activities to download. Here is a list of a few that I have successfully used the in the classroom:Solving Equations Writing AssignmentTwo-Step Equation Concentration Partner Problems SlopeLinear Relationships Sudoku Wartime Battle (Solving Systems of Equations)MATHO! Logarithm Game Cutout - FactoringPowers of i (This is a student favorite) Unit Circle Trigonometry (Follow the White Rabbit)The Game of Greed (Basic Statistics)
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