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# Graphing: Plotting Data

Lesson 17 of 22

## Objective: Students will be able to plot ordered pairs in the first quadrant of the coordinate grid.

#### Opener

*10 min*

For the opener I will display a graph and do a See, Think, Wonder. The graph I display will have important elements missing from it so that the graph doesn’t really make sense. For example, I will omit some of the labels for the axes and the title of the graph.

At the end I will display the correct graph with all the parts and ask students if it made a difference in their understanding of the information.

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#### Practice

*20 min*

I will model for the students how to take the table that we created yesterday in the duck! Rabbit! Activity and create a graph. I will then have students graph the combined data for their grade level.

As students begin to finish I will ask them to also graph the data for the other two grade levels. They should have three separate lines on their graphs. I will ask them to use different colors to create the points.

To wrap up the activity I will also teach students how to make a legend for their graph so that they can distinguish between the grade levels.

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#### Closer

*10 min*

As an exit slip, I will have students write a list of things a graph has. I will allow the students to use the examples created today to guide them in creating their list.

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- LESSON 1: Acute, Obtuse, and Right Angles
- LESSON 2: Around the Room
- LESSON 3: Pattern Blocks Exploration
- LESSON 4: Greedy Triangle
- LESSON 5: Introduction to Protractors
- LESSON 6: Using the Protractor
- LESSON 7: Triangle Types
- LESSON 8: Types of Polygons
- LESSON 9: Classifying Polygons
- LESSON 10: Practice with Polygons
- LESSON 11: Irregular VS Regular Polygons
- LESSON 12: Coordinate Grid Introduction
- LESSON 13: Coordinate Grid Practice
- LESSON 14: Coordinate Grid Task: Jumbo Grid
- LESSON 15: Coordinate Grid Task: Battleship
- LESSON 16: Graphing: Making a Table
- LESSON 17: Graphing: Plotting Data
- LESSON 18: Graphing: Task
- LESSON 19: Graphing: Input VS Output
- LESSON 20: Geometry Review: Creating a Stations Review
- LESSON 21: Geometry Reveiw: The Stations
- LESSON 22: Assessment