Maritza goes on a shopping trip via the metro rail. A graph illustrates her distance from the metro station while shopping. Students analyze the graph, create their own math questions and write a story that is illustrated by the graph.
The Common Core Math Standard addressed is: CCSS.Math.Content.8.F.B.5 Describe qualitatively the functional relationship between two quantities by analyzing a graph (e.g., where the function is increasing or decreasing, linear or nonlinear). Sketch a graph that exhibits the qualitative features of a function that has been described verbally.