Halloween: Scary Graphing Stories

31 Oct

This was a hoot! A couple of weeks my algebra students and I were going over graphing relationships. I had a story about Bob driving a car to demonstrate a speed .vs. time continuous graph. Later we used the example of a squirrel gathering acorns to demonstrate a discrete graph. The students started mashing the stories together to create a story and graph of Bob chasing the squirrel….it didn’t end well.

Anyway, scary graphing stories were born. So today for Halloween, I created this Scary Graphing Stories worksheet. After the students created the stories, we shared out. Here’s a small sampling of student work:

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