Slope of Letters Game

Discuss the slopes of horizontal, vertical, and oblique lines. "I am thinking of a capital letter...", then describe the segments of the letter in terms of their slopes.

Example #1: "...that contains 2 segments with slope equal to zero and one segment with positive slope"

Example #2: "... that contains a segment with a positive slope, a segment with a negative slope, and a segment with slope equal to zero."

Students can also choose their own letters and give clues for its slopes.

Answer #1 - Z

Answer #2 - A