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- 6.SP.B.5aReporting the number of observations.
- 6.SP.B.5bDescribing the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement.
- 6.SP.B.5cGiving 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.
- 6.SP.B.5dRelating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

Mean absolute deviation. What does it mean?

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:The students will be working with mean and learning about variablility. They will be making connections to real life applications to help assist them in making a connection to mean absolute deviation.

Michelle Schade

Suburban Env.

17 Resources

30 Favorites

17 Resources

30 Favorites

The Shape Data Makes: Dot Plots

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What are the statistics on seeing spots? Displaying data on dot plots.

Michelle Braggs

Urban Env.

19 Resources

5 Favorites

19 Resources

5 Favorites

Interquartile Range

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Analyzing Data

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

Carla Seeger

Urban Env.

17 Resources

7 Favorites

17 Resources

7 Favorites

Choosing the Best Measure of Center

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:Does the mean, median, or mode best represent this data set? Students calculate the measures of center and consider outliers and context in order to choose the best measure of center.

Andrea Palmer

Urban Env.

23 Resources

16 Favorites

23 Resources

16 Favorites

Selecting Measures of Center and Variability

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What are the pros and cons of each measure of center? What are the pros and cons of each measure of variability? Students choose measures of center and variability to represent a data set and justify their choices.

Andrea Palmer

Urban Env.

16 Resources

5 Favorites

16 Resources

5 Favorites

Show what you know

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students review and take the quiz.

Andrea Palmer

Urban Env.

9 Resources

1 Favorite

9 Resources

1 Favorite

6.SP.B.5a

Reporting the number of observations.

6.SP.B.5b

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

6.SP.B.5c

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.

6.SP.B.5d

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.