Instructional Activity# Describing Linear Associations

Lesson 6. Unit 6. Grade 8 Open Up Resources

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 6, Unit 6, Grade 8. Students practice using precise wording to describe the positive or negative association between two variables given scatter plots of data. Display the scatterplot for all to see. Remind students that we investigated the relationship between car weight and fuel efficiency earlier. Ask students how they would describe the relationship between weight and fuel efficiency.