This Graphing Calculator activity is from McDougal Littell Algebra 1, Lesson 4.1: Graphing a Scatter Plot. Students will make a scatter plot and explore any patterns.
Before the Activity
Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.
During the Activity
Make a scatter plot
Look for patterns
Compare the scatter plot to the sample scatter plot
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.