Math Curriculum

Level D
Unit: Statistics and Probability
Key Lesson 8.6.6 The Slope of a Fitted Line

Lesson topic: Interpret the slope of a trend line

Instructor Materials

  • Teacher guide
  • Slides
  • Practice Problems resource
  • CCRS standard: 8.SP.1, 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3
  • Learning goal: Describe (orally and in writing) the relationship between two variables using a line fit to data on a scatter plot. Interpret (orally and in writing) points on the scatter plot, including points that do and do not lie on a line fit to the data. Interpret (orally and in writing) the slope of a line fit to data in context.
  • 8.6 Assessment and Practice Problems

Student Materials

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Review and Extend

Use these supplemental lessons if needed after teaching this key lesson.




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