Graphing Stories Ice Breaker

This Graphing Stories Ice Breaker activity & project also includes:

Kick off the school year with some math fun! New classmates share information about themselves by using graphs and interpreting data. The goal is to use a general graph shape, such as linear or exponential, and create labels for the axes that represent something fun. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • For struggling learners, provide the graphs beforehand
  • Let advanced learners create their own scenarios and graphs
Classroom Considerations
  • Some language in the video may be inappropriate for young viewers
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Comes with a PowerPoint and video
  • Introduces math in a fun way
  • Shows the importance of understanding a graph
Cons
  • None
Common Core