6.SP.A.1

Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers. For example, "How old am I?" is not a statistical question, but "How old are the students in my school?" is a statistical question because one anticipates variability in students' ages.

 
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6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What makes a question a statistical question? Students learn about statistical and non-statistical questions and then use that knowledge to brainstorm survey questions for their classmates. Students also start to think about what specific procedures they

 
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6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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How can the wording of a question influence how people respond? Students learn about biased and unbiased questions, revise the questions they create in the previous lesson, and agree on procedures for administering the survey.

 
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100 Students Project: Project Reflection

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What message did you find in your class video? What did you learn from this project? How can this project be improved for next year? Students watch their 100 Students video and reflect on their learning during the project.

 
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Statistically Speaking....

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Determining a good statistical question is the foundation of statistics.

 
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Statistical Questioning

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Braggs
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
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Statistical Questioning: Survey Says!

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Statistics Jeopardy

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students play the Statistics Jeopardy review game.

 
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Unit Test

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What have students learned during this unit? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 8 test.

 
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Show what you know

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students review and take the quiz.

 
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