Q1W6 Honors 6th Grade Math

TeacherKimberlie Hymes
Subject AreaHonors Math
Grade Level6th
Week #6
Unit of InstructionStatistics and Probability
Standard(s) Taught


Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.


Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:

• distinguish between statistical questions and those that are not statistical.

• formulate a statistical question and explain what data could be collected to answer the question.

• explain that there are three ways that the distribution of a set of data can be described: by its center, spread, or overall shape.
• describe the center of a set of statistical data in terms of the mean, median, and the mode.
• describe the spread of a set of statistical data in terms of extremes, clusters, gaps, and outliers.
• describe the overall shape of the set of data in terms of its symmetry or skewness.
• describe the distribution of the points on the dot plot in terms of center and variability.
• define the center of a data distribution by a “fair share” value called the mean.
• connect the “fair share” concept with a mathematical formula for finding the mean.


Classroom Activities

We will begin our Statistics unit this week. Students will be able to identify a statistical questions and provide details on which characteristics make one.

We may begin our lesson on Mean/Median/Mode and Range this week time permitting. 


Assignments Due

Students will take a Unit 1 (Number Systems) Test on Monday 9/25/17 as a final wrap up to Number Systems

Students have been given the deadline of 9/22/17 to complete any missing assignments from previous weeks. After Friday, any missing work will not be accepted. Please check gradebook for updates on grades and due dates. 

Additional Resources

If additional help is needed, students are encouraged to view a lesson regarding a given topic on Khan Academy. This website is free and provides both video instruction as well as practice problems. 

Students are able to complete additional practice on both Mathspace and IXL



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