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Andrea Palmer

6th Grade Math

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

Somerville, MA

Urban Environment

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(10 Units, 159 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Statistics(22 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics(16 Lessons)

Unit 2 - The College Project - Working with Decimals(16 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Integers and Rational Numbers(17 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Fraction Operations(19 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates(21 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities(20 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Geometry(2 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Geometry(19 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Statistics(22 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Review Unit(7 Lessons)

100 Students Project: What If The World Were 100 People?

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What if the world were made up of only 100 people? Students learn about statistics and the process of doing statistics as an introduction to the 100 Students Project they will conduct about themselves and their classmates.

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20 Resources

44 Favorites

100 Students Project: What do we want to know about our students?

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What makes a question a statistical question? Students learn about statistical and non-statistical questions and then use that knowledge to brainstorm survey questions for their classmates. Students also start to think about what specific procedures they

15 Resources

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15 Resources

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100 Students Project: Revising Questions & Planning the Survey

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:How can the wording of a question influence how people respond? Students learn about biased and unbiased questions, revise the questions they create in the previous lesson, and agree on procedures for administering the survey.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

15 Favorites

100 Students Project: Conducting the Survey

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What are the procedures for administering the survey? Why is this important? Students conduct survey with other classes.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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100 Students Project: Tallying Data and Brainstorming about Presentations

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:How will you tally and record the survey data? Why is it important that we are precise during this process? Students work in partners to tally and record the survey data. Then students work in groups to brainstorm ideas for creating a presentation.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

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100 Students Project: Analyzing Survey Results

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:Which pieces of data are you going to use in your presentation? Why? How are you going to present your data? Why? Students work in groups to analyze the survey data and plan their presentations.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

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100 Students Project: Presenting Your Findings

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:Which pieces of data are you going to use in your presentation? Why? How are you going to present your data? Why? Students work in groups to analyze the survey data and plan their presentations.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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100 Students Project: Project Reflection

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What message did you find in your class video? What did you learn from this project? How can this project be improved for next year? Students watch their 100 Students video and reflect on their learning during the project.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

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Median, Mode, and Range

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What do the median, mode, and range tell us about a set of data? Students review median, mode, and range as well as collect and display their own data using line plots, histograms, and stem-and-leaf plots.

25 Resources

19 Favorites

25 Resources

19 Favorites

Playing with Measures of Central Tendency

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What will happen to the mode, median, and mean of data set when you add a new value? Students work to make predictions and understand how new data will affect measures of central tendency.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

10 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.

23 Resources

24 Favorites

23 Resources

24 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.

9 Resources

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9 Resources

1 Favorite

Introduction to Box Plots

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What is a box plot? What are quartiles? Students learn about the different parts of a box plot and analyze their information.

27 Resources

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27 Resources

12 Favorites

Box Plots and Interquartile Range

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What is interquartile range? What does the IQR tell us about a data set? Students work on creating and comparing box plots.

27 Resources

8 Favorites

27 Resources

8 Favorites

Arm Span Day 1

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What is your arm span? What is the distribution of arm spans for our class? Students measure arm spans of the class and start a two day project to use Microsoft Excel to input and analyze data.

18 Resources

1 Favorite

18 Resources

1 Favorite

Arm Span Day 2

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What is the distribution of arm spans for our class? Students use Microsoft Excel to analyze the arm span data for their class.

17 Resources

1 Favorite

17 Resources

1 Favorite

Mean Absolute Deviation

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What is mean absolute deviation? Students apply their knowledge of mean and absolute value to understand mean absolute deviation. Students collect data about estimating 30 seconds that they will use in the next lesson.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

11 Favorites

Comparing Mean Absolute Deviation

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What does the mean absolute deviation tell us? Students use the data they collected in the previous lesson and Microsoft Excel to analyze data sets.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

8 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.

16 Resources

7 Favorites

16 Resources

7 Favorites

Statistics Jeopardy

6th Grade Math

» Unit:

Statistics

Big Idea:What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students play the Statistics Jeopardy review game.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

19 Favorites