Christmas Grinch Coordinate Graphing! This is great activity where students graph points on a coordinate plane and it creates a picture of the Grinch ! The clever title of "He's a Mean One" gives them a clue to what the picture will be. The points include ordered pairs from all four quadrants.
Grinch; Google definition is "a person who is mean-spirited and unfriendly". Text example: "Only a grinch would complain about the movie's silly My sentence is the grinch tried to mess everything up for Christmas.
A reminder of the meaning of Christmas...courtesy of Dr. Seuss! "And the Grinch, with his grinch-feet ice-cold in the snow, Stood puzzling and puzzling: How could it be so? It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags! And he puzzled three hours, `till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! 'Maybe Christmas,' he thought, 'doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!'"