Granny’s Balloon Trip

This Granny’s Balloon Trip assessment also includes:

Take flight with a fun activity focused on graphing data on a coordinate plane. As learners study the data for Granny's hot-air balloon trip, including the time of day and the distance of the balloon from the ground, they practice graphing the coordinates and making a line graph to represent Granny's ascent.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson as part of a student teacher program to analyze pupils' progress
  • Include the activity in a math assessment or homework packet
  • Encourage individuals or groups to create poster-sized versions of the graph
Classroom Considerations

  • You can find the handouts for the activity on pages 3 and 4; the rest of the packet contains written examples, rubrics, and assessment tools
Pros

  • Comes with a suggested rubric
  • Designed for Common Core math standards
Cons

  • None
Common Core