The games of “Guess What” is modeled after the classic games of Guess Who and Hedbanz. It is a 2 player game (that can be modified for 3 players) where players take turns asking yes and no questions to isolate a graph. The first player to guess the other player’s graph wins!
Game Setup:Each player takes their game board and places it in a dry erase sheet protector. Each player chooses a graph for which the other player will guess. Choose who goes first. That person will ask a yes or no question of the other player to try to narrow down the possibilities. As the player is able to eliminate possibilities, they can cross off that graph. Through process of elimination, players will eventually be able to guess which graph was chosen. There is one question per turn.
Sample Questions: Is the x intercept 1? Does it have a positive slope? Is the local minimum (3, 1)? Does it have an axis of symmetry? Is the x intercept 3? Does it have a positive slope? Is the line horizontal? Does it pass through the origin? Does it pass through the point ____? Is the axis of symmetry x = 2? Is it wider than the parent function y = x2? Is there a solution to the system?
Linear Functions Game Board
Student Record Sheet for student accountability
Materials Needed for Activity:
1 game board per student
1 sheet protector per game board (optional)
Dry erase markers (optional)
Student Record Sheet (optional for student accountability) – 1 per student per game
For the full version of this product (with 8 game boards), go to:
Guess What Graphing Game
For other graphing related activities:
Inverse Functions with Desmos.com
Parallel Lines Envelope Activity
Graphing Point Slope Form with Desmos.com
Translating Equations from Standard From to Slope Intercept From
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