After learning about the four types of slope and watching The Adventures of Slope Dude, we made a four types of slope foldable to glue in our interactive notebooks in order to summarize what we learned. I completed this with my Algebra 1 classes.
Read more about the Slope Name Art assignment here.
We made the four types of slope foldable by folding a letter-sized sheet of colored paper in quarters.
Inside the foldable, we drew out Slope Dude’s journey.
Then, we unfolded the foldable even further.
In each section, students had to draw three examples of lines with each type of slope. I only put one example of each in my notebook to keep a student from copying my notebook and not having to think!
Read more about Slope Dude here.
Here’s a past (and much less impressive) version of this page from 2012.
Students had the choice to illustrate the journey of Slope Dude, draw Mr. Slope Guy, or create their own way of illustrating the four types of slope. This entry is proof of why I am not an art teacher.
More Activities for Teaching Slope
- Finding Rate of Change from a Graph Hole Punch Activity
- Slope Treasure Hunt Activity
- Calculating Slope and Intercepts Foldable
- Finding Slope Foldable
- Four Types of Slope Graphic Organizer
- Rate of Change Interpreting Graphs Practice
- Rate of Change Graphic Organizer and Practice Problems
- Finding Slope and Intercepts Foldable
- Interpreting Slope and Intercepts Foldable
- Calculating Rate of Change from a Graph Practice Book
- Crow and the Pitcher Activity for Introducing Rate of Change
- Calculating Rate of Change from a Table or Set of Points Practice Book
- The Adventures of Slope Dude Posters
- Slope Dude Says
- Finding Slope from a Table or Set of Points Notes
- Slope Concept Map