Lesson Plan

8.1 Analyzing Graphs

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Helen Z.
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Francisco Middle School (San Francisco, CA)
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My Grades 8
My Subjects Math

Students will be able to create a story that could be 
represented by their graph.

Grades 8
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1 Hook

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Hook (Do Now):  Mean-o-meter graph.  Have students create the story for a graph that Teacher will post.  




2 Lesson

Activity: Presenting

Teacher will model or pick a story for the mean-o-meter graph; students will copy the story & graph into their notebooks.  

3 Guided Practice

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Students will be in groups of four to create a story for a given graph.  Each student will have their own color pen to write their portion of the story.  When they are finished, they can take a photo of it, and send it to Teacher on Edmodo.  Teacher will share a few for discussion.

4 Exit Ticket

Activity: Other — Exit Ticket

Students will take home a graph and create a story.  Teacher will check off planner.