Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Mayflower

This Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Mayflower worksheet also includes:

How did the Pilgrims arrive to America? Middle schoolers graph ordered pairs on a coordinate system, connect the points, and discover a mystery picture—the Mayflower.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as homework or give as a fun activity during the week of Thanksgiving
  • Give class members the option to use crayons or colored pencils to make their pictures more colorful
  • Incorporate into a study of the Mayflower
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet assumes pupils are familiar with graphing coordinate points on a Cartesian graph
Pros

  • Comes with an answer key, instructions, and a Cartesian coordinate system
  • Each section of graphing points is broken up in to four parts to avoid the confusion of connecting points
Cons

  • None
Common Core