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Holiday Math Activity - Plotting Points and Finding Slope

Holiday Math Activity - Plotting Points and Finding Slope
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This activity involves finding the slope of line segments from a drawing of a Christmas tree. For younger students, a list of ordered pairs is given for the students to graph, connect the points, and draw a picture of a Christmas tree.

Points of Discussion - Slope:

Slope of vertical lines
Slope of horizontal lines
Positive slopes
Negative slopes
Points reflected about the y-axis

Points of Discussion - Graphing Points

Origin
4 quadrants
What do all points in Quadrant 4 have in common?
What do all points which lie on the x-axis have in common?
What is meant by an ordered pair?

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Have a wonderful holiday season!

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