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


Some additional examples of shape of a distribution can be found at this Glencoe Website.  This book assignment provides students with some multiple choice style answers that may help students to begin to develop their own vocabulary to describe the shape of a distribution.

In this Unit, that is what you want, is for students to become comfortable with verbalizing and writing about Statistics.  By seeing examples of ways to express the shape of a distribution, I think it helps students develop and advance their abilities to verbalize and write as well.

  Some additional examples
  Intervention and Extension: Some additional 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
  50 minutes
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