Lauren Fulton Math

Plotting Points in 4 Quadrants Mini Mystery 6th - 8th Grade Activity


This low-prep Plotting Points on a Coordinate Grid Activity is an engaging way for students to practice graphing ordered pairs in all 4 Quadrants! With printable & digital options, this resource is designed to meet a variety of classroom needs.

Students become suspects after another passenger on the train is found murdered and they must interpret graphs and plot ordered pairs on a coordinate grid to clear their name and solve the mystery!

Students are given character cards when they enter the room and assume the role of a train passenger. Their relaxing family trip is interrupted when a fellow traveler is murdered. They must work through the clue/worksheet to clear their own name and figure out who among them is the guilty one!

This Product Includes

  • Murder Mystery Story PowerPoint
  • Murder Mystery Clue Sheet + Accompanying Graphing Clue Sheet
  • 35 Unique Suspect/Character Cards
  • Full Answer Key & Set-Up Guide
  • Digital Version of the Activity with Teacher & Student Instructions
  • Video Tutorial for Sharing with Students in Google Classroom

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    This product aligns to CCSS 5.G.A.1 , 5.G.A.2 , 6.NS.C.6.B and TEKS 6.11A