Patterns and number facts: Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Patterns and number facts. Students bring together knowledge and skills on linear functions and relations and experiment with digital tools to investigate systematic variation of parameters to show the effect. Students cement their understanding of the 'm' and the 'c' in the traditional linear function y = mx + c by observing visual transformations.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Algebra
Topics Patterns and algebra
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Experiment with linear functions and relations using digital tools, making and testing conjectures and generalising emerging patterns

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P7)

Copyright details


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