Halloween Cartesian Art: Witch Hat

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What is the mystery picture? After plotting points on the first quadrant of a Cartesian coordinate system, young mathematicians connect the points to create a Halloween-themed picture.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Give as a homework assignment, or use in-class during the week of Halloween
  • Use colored pencils to connect each point
Classroom Considerations

  • Help the class get started with graphing, and review the start/stop portion of the directions
  • Requires experience in plotting points on graph, as well as knowledge of x-axis and y-axis
Pros

  • Provides an answer key of the surprise picture
  • Reinforces graphing skills in a fun way
Cons

  • The graphing lines and numbers are small
Common Core