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James Dunseith

Algebra I

North High

Worcester, MA

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View all Master TeachersUnit 5 - Statistics(20 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Number Tricks, Patterns, and Abstractions(12 Lessons)

Unit 2 - The Number Line Project(9 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Solving Linear Equations(12 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Creating Linear Equations(8 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Statistics(20 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Mini Unit: Patterns, Programs, and Math Without Words(10 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Lines(10 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Linear and Exponential Functions(19 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Systems of Equations(20 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Quadratic Functions(21 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Functions and Modeling(13 Lessons)

The Game of Greed and an Intro to Statistics

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:To the extent possible, students will generate their own data during this five-week statistics unit.

25 Resources

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25 Resources

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Creating Box Plots and Generating Data

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:When students generate their own data, they're more engaged when the time comes to analyze it.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

5 Favorites

Introducing Delta Math and Getting Better at Solving Equations

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:We head to the computer lab and use an online tool that generates as many practice exercises as students need.

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16 Resources

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Data and Plots on the Number Line

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:We continue to make use of real data - which is everywhere - in our study of statistics.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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Making Data to Fit a Representation

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Moving from the abstract to the concrete is hard work that requires perseverance. That's exactly why it's so important!

15 Resources

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15 Resources

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Jigsaw: Histograms With Differently Sized Bins

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Exploring the idea that the same data can tell different stories, depending on the decisions we make in its representation.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

8 Favorites

Comparing Box Plots and Making Predictions

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:I hope to see that student predictions are optimistic, because that would indicate a growth mindset!

24 Resources

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24 Resources

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Generating Data and Stats Practice

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Studying statistics is so engaging when the stats are real, so at the start of today's class, students provide some data that will be used in several upcoming lessons.

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14 Resources

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Analyzing Linear Practice Data with Center and Spread

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:To build an upbeat classroom culture, I recognize improvement and hard work. That, and having a mascot never hurts.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Group Quiz: Plots on the Real Number Line

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:As often happens, the real function of a quiz is that it's a learning opportunity.

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21 Resources

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Problem Set: Texting vs. Social Media

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:If we're going to use real data to answer a question, the first step is to make sense of that data.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Background Knowledge: Percentages and Practice

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:A timed review of percentage problems sets the stage for further development of a growth mindset among all students in the class.

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8 Resources

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Where Does My Stuff Come From? Part 2: Organizing Data

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:What are some differences between summarizing quantitative data and summarizing qualitative data?

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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Where Does My Stuff Come From? Part 3: Two Way Frequency Tables

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Sometimes, we have to get our hands dirty if we want to learn to use a new tool. Today, students dig into their data in order to come up with a neat two-way frequency table.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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Social Media Problem Set #2

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Compared to data analysis, interpretation of data is less about working hard and more about thinking hard.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

5 Favorites

Where Does My Stuff Come From? Part 4: U.S. Trade Data

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Big numbers open students up to the bigness of the world.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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Where Does My Stuff Come From? Part 5

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:By working with percentages and very large amounts of money, students are also able to construct their own understanding of significant digits.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Where Does My Stuff Come From? Part 5, Day 2

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:One step in conducting great research and developing a great argument is learning to ask great questions. Students take a step in that direction today.

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10 Resources

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Writing Prompt Assessment: Which Basketball Player Would You Choose?

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Which basketball player would you value more: one who is very consistent or one who has a 1 in 3 chance of dropping over 40 points in a game?

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11 Resources

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Unit 2 Exam

Algebra I

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Statistics

Big Idea:Used properly, multiple choice tests can be a chance for students to develop literacy skills and practice demonstrating their content knowledge.

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3 Resources

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