Scatter Plot and Line of Best Fit Task Cards is an engaging activity for students to practice in a variety of ways. These task cards can be used as a game, a center or station, a whole class activity, independent work, or partner practice for concepts related to scatter plots and line of best fit. Includes: 24 self-checking task cards, Student record sheet, Answer Key. 8.SP.A.1
This collection of games, activities, and notes will engage your students in learning about scatter plots. It's the perfect addition to your class and will give students more practice with scatterplots- great for differentiation, centers and stations, homework and bellringers. Supports CCSS 8.SP.A.1
This lesson/assessment provides an opportunity for students to use their mathematical abilities -- namely, their knowledge of scatter plots and linear regression lines -- to solve a mystery. The story lays out the scene of the crime, and students must then collect data from their peers and adults around the school, use this data to make a scatter plot, and use their scatter plot to predict who the thief is.
There are two scatter plot activities included. First, students walk through and discover the steps to construct, interpret, and model scatter plots given an example with positive correlation. Then, students apply what they discover to gather and organize data, write an equation for a trend line, and draw conclusions about the relationship in a scenario with negative correlation.Students will be able to construct and interpret scatter plots, draw an appropriate trend line and write its…