# Academic Support FY08 625-B Summer 2008 Enhancement Grant Standards-Based Module Planning

```Academic Support FY08
625-B Summer 2008 Enhancement Grant
Standards-Based Module Planning
Professional Learning Community Grantees Product Template
Instructor(s) Name(s):
Stephanie Stockwell Smith
Dan Case
District/Organization:
Worcester
Learning Standards:
Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability (10.D.1 and 10.D.2)
Guiding Principle I, II, IV, V
Activity:
Length of Time: 60 minutes +
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Each teacher will be paired with a different teacher from another school.
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Each pair of teachers will exchange their student’s questions so the other class can be surveyed
via email.
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Students should be broken up into groups of 3 or 4.
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Each group will design 5 questions to ask students in the other class. These questions will be
used to create graphical representation of the data and need to be quantitative.
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Teachers should ensure that the type of questions being asked can be measured using measures
of central tendency and the 5 charts below.
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For example, questions being asked should be able to be measured, i.e., how fast can you run a
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and the data will be collected and brought back to the class who designed the questions.
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Once the data is received, students can begin analyzing the data and create the following
graphical representation on poster board that will be provided.
o
Scatterplot
o
Frequency table
o
Stem-and-leaf plot
o
Circle graph
o
Line Graph
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Once the graphical representations are complete, students will determine the measure of central
tendencies for the sets of data
o
Mean
o
Median
o
Mode
o
Range
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A discussion should begin regarding what measure of central tendency best represents the set of
data.
Assessment:
Students will present their poster board to the class.
Next Steps:
Each student should be given their own set of data and complete the above steps independently.
Materials:
Poster board
Crayons/Markers
Rulers
Pencil
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