Interpreting Scatter Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on interpreting scatter graphs that looks at how to read data from a scatter graph, including the values of points, what the data shows about the relationship between the variables and any points that do not fit this pattern. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To interpret points on a scatter graph.
  • To identify outliers on a scatter graph.
  • To interpret scatter graphs in terms of the relationships between two variables.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Interpreting Scatter Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Interpreting Scatter Graphs Introduction
  • Student Worksheet on Interpreting Scatter Graphs
  • True or False Cards
  • Interpreting Scatter Graphs Ready Drawn Axis
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the ‘Scatter Graphs’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: