How do I create a graph plotting item?
In Mastery Connect, you can create a graph plotting item. A graph plotting item asks a student to add points, lines, parabolas, etc. on an interactive graph in response to a stimulus.
You can create any item type through the Item Editor. You can also use the Item Editor to add passages, add item-level tools, and save the item. To open and use the Item Editor, learn more about:
In the Item Editor, enter the question or prompt for students in the Compose question field .
Enter minimum and maximum parameters for the x and y axes in the Graph Parameters boxes .
By default, in the Tools section, Button 1 is designated as the Point icon, and Button 2 is designated as the Move icon. To delete these selections, click a Delete icon . Alternatively, you can click a Button drop-down menu and select a different tool type from the list .
To add a new tool, click the Add button to open a new Button text box and select a tool from the drop-down menu .
To add a set of tools, click the Add Group button .
In the Default tool text box, Point is set as the plotting tool that will be enabled when the question displays. To change the default, click the Default tool drop-down .
Set Correct Answers
In the Set Correct Answers section, enter the number of points awarded in the Points box . Then, click to select the correct answer points on the graph .
By default, graphing questions use exact match scoring. To avoid validation issues if duplicate shapes are entered, select an option from the Ignore repeated shapes drop-down menu .
To view additional formatting options, click the More Options drop-down menu .
To view the item interaction in the preview window, plot points on the grid. Then, click the Show Answers checkbox .
Correct answers display a check mark . Incorrect answers display an X .
The number of points awarded for the item as answered in the preview window over the number of points possible display in the scoring bubble .