Q2W3 6th Grade Math

TeacherKimberlie Hymes
Subject AreaMath
Grade Level6th
Week #12
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

• 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

This week we will be completing classroom activities to further teach and implement the above standards. Students will participate in classroom discussions and complete assignments using both IXL and MathSpace to practice and master these skills.

Assignments Due

We will be taking the DIA (District Exam) on Tuesday 10-31-17

Students will be given a graded assignment 11-1-17 on Mathspace “Mean Homework” Due Wednesday 11-8-17

Additional Resources

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



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