Reflection: Intervention and Extension Working with Residuals - Section 3: Discussion + Closing


Because these residual plots do not have clear cut "right" answers, I find students often struggle to solidify their understanding of what they are looking for and how they can read plots like these. I may try to find a supplemental activity. EngageNY has a nice lesson plan that walks students through the process again, this time using a graphing calculator to create a residual plot.

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Working with Residuals

Unit 5: Data and Statistics
Lesson 14 of 14

Objective: SWBAT calculate and graph residual plots to understand the strength of their data.

Big Idea: Is the graph random? Students develop an understanding of residuals and how they can indicate a linear relationship.

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Math, residual plots, linear modeling
  60 minutes
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