Reflection: Perseverance What is the Shape of the Data and What Can We Infer? - Section 1: Warm Up

 

This lesson was difficult for several students.  It is important in this lesson for the teacher and the other students to talk out loud and Model how to compare these different graphs.  Continue giving lots of examples for students to observe.  

The more examples the students have, the more opportunities they have on Persevering and being successful at analyzing and comparing these graphs.  In addition to this lesson, students should be allowed the opportunity to look at different data sets using technology to visualize data sets.

Additional videos may also be found on the internet of how to analyze the Shape of a Distribution.

  Provide lots of examples
  Perseverance: Provide lots of examples
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What is the Shape of the Data and What Can We Infer?

Unit 9: Statistics
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: SWBAT compare the shape of histograms, box plots, and dot plots using a set of data.

Big Idea: For students to be able visualize the different shapes of data and match box plots and histograms of the same distribution.

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histograms, Math, box plots, Statistics, spread, Dot Plots, shape of data, center, matching box plots to histograms
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