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Finding Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students are able to understand the relationship between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines and, in particular, to help identify students who find it difficult to: Find, from their equations, lines that are parallel and perpendicular; Identify and use intercepts; It also aims to encourage discussion on some common misconceptions about equations of lines.

NC FALCON Formative Assessment Plans: Science - 5.P.1.1 (633,kb)
This formative assessment plan provides grade 5 science teachers with resources to assist students in demonstrating knowledge of force, motion, and the relationship between them. A template is included indicating learning targets, criteria for success, evidence collection activities, and evidence documentation samples. Common misconceptions and how to address them are also discussed. Educators will need to login to NC Education in order to access these documents. The URL above links to the plan itself; the support document for the plan is located here (633,kb).