Scatter Diagram

Don't let a great resource scatter to the winds. Pupils analyze two sets of test scores on a scatter plot. They draw a line of best fit and use it to make predictions about the test scores. They also consider any apparent trends in the scores.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add the questions to a quiz or test
Classroom Considerations

  • Scholars must be familiar with lines of best fit
  • Note that the resource refers to scatter plots as scatter diagrams

  • Includes a rubric with correct answers

  • Young learners will not likely find the topic to be of interest
Common Core