8.SP.A.2

Know that straight lines are widely used to model relationships between two quantitative variables. For scatter plots that suggest a linear association, informally fit a straight line, and informally assess the model fit by judging the closeness of the data points to the line.

 
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Fast Hands

8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When we can't predict an exact result, we use patterns to predict a reasonable range in which our result lives.

 
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Going Mobile?

8th Grade Math » Unit: Systems of Linear Equations
8th Grade Math » Unit: Systems of Linear Equations
Mauricio Beltre
Orlando, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is the desktop computer going to disappear? Will laptops and pads take over? Students use a system of equations to make predictions.

 
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Line of Best Fit Assessment Review

8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students need to be a part of the evaluation process.

 
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Super Mario World 3

8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The way in which we model or choose data points has a tremendous impact on the success of our prediction

 
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Fast Hands Follow Up

8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Regression
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The line of best fit can be set up quickly and intuitively by hand or with technology

 
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Construct a line of best fit

8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Spiral students' understanding of bivariate data and linear functions by constructing a line of best fit.

 
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Categorical data 2

8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

More two-way tables - interpreting and analyzing data based on logical reasoning.

 
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Introduction to bivariate data

8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Introduce the idea of bivariate data with real-life connections.

 
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Categorical data 1

8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How do 2-way tables work?

 
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Solve problems invoving bivariate data

8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Push kids' understanding of bivariate data with varied problem-solving applications.

 
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Bivariate Data Assessment

8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Get some data on student mastery of bivariate data.

 
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Day Four & Five

8th Grade Math » Unit: Welcome Back!
8th Grade Math » Unit: Welcome Back!
Heather Sparks
Oklahoma City, OK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

To help guide instruction for the year and establish a baseline for quarterly benchmark assessments, students will take a benchmark test aligned to the CCSS.

 
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Correlation and causation + mixed review

8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
8th Grade Math » Unit: PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION IN BIVARIATE DATA
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Correlation or causation? Push kids' logical reasoning!

 
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Unit Project Research with Statistics

8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Challenge students with a multi-disciplinary unit project that will both engage students in math and improve their writing skills.

 
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Box and Whisker Spiral Lesson

8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students can understand a box and whisker plot by constructing it.

 
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