Scatter Graphs

This Scatter Graphs assessment also includes:

Make an estimate by getting in line. The class works with scatter plots and lines of best fit to make an estimate for given values. Pupils determine whether there is a positive or negative correlation and draw a best-fit line. Using the drawn line, they determine an estimate to answer a question about the data.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a short lesson on drawing best-fit lines
  • Have classmates share their estimates and discuss why their answers may be different
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should be able to plot points on a scaled graph

  • The presenter in the video works several of the problems in the resource
  • Includes the lines needed to make an estimate

  • None