6.SP.B.5

Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context, such as by:

 
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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
 
Big Idea:

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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100 Students Project: Analyzing Survey Results

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Which pieces of data are you going to use in your presentation? Why? How are you going to present your data? Why? Students work in groups to analyze the survey data and plan their presentations.

 
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100 Students Project: Presenting Your Findings

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Which pieces of data are you going to use in your presentation? Why? How are you going to present your data? Why? Students work in groups to analyze the survey data and plan their presentations.

 
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Box and Whiskers... Analyzing and Creating

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students will be using discovery techniques to learn about box and whisker plots

 
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6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students will be working with frequency tables and turning them in to line plots. They will be describing the data and making observations from the tables.

 
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Hilarious Histograms. Analzying and Creating

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students will be using real life data to create and analyze histograms. They will be surveying their classmates and using data from other grade levels to compare same topic information in a histogram.

 
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Line Plot Activity

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson will tap into US History and the ages of presidents during their inauguration and describing the data in a line plot.

 
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Histogram activity

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will see how an actuary uses histograms to analyze the frequency of events to determine risk.

 
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Circle Graph Activity

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson will allow the student to work through three stations. The stations will focus on creating and analyzing circle graphs. The students will be using technology to create their graphs along with a hands on activity using M & M’s.

 
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Misleading_Leading_Graphs

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Through the use of real life data, the students will be looking at a variety of graphs to decide if they are displaying misguided information.

 
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Bar Graph Activity

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students will be collecting data from other students to represent in a bar graph. If available, they can then use a computer program called Bar Grapher tool to show their data with a different layout.

 
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Statistics Jeopardy

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students play the Statistics Jeopardy review game.

 
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Interquartile Range

6th Grade Math » Unit: Analyzing Data
6th Grade Math » Unit: Analyzing Data
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We use the interquartile range to measure variability when the median is the best measure to describe the data set.

 
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Blame it on the Carbon

6th Grade Science » Unit: Enivronmental Science
6th Grade Science » Unit: Enivronmental Science
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As students describe how the carbon cycle contributes to the condition of our environment, they gain a better understanding of the cause and effect of human activities on the Earth's systems.

 
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Appropriate Measure of Central Tendency

6th Grade Math » Unit: Analyzing Data
6th Grade Math » Unit: Analyzing Data
Carla Seeger
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban
 
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Measures of Central Tendency describe the middle point of a distribution of a data set; however, some measures of central tendency better represent the data than others.

 
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Reporting the number of observations.

Describing the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement.

Giving quantitative measures of center (median and/or mean) and variability (interquartile range and/or mean absolute deviation), as well as describing any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered.

Relating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

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