5.MD.B.2 An Introduction to Line Plots Using Whole Numbers

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18 pages


1. This first set of Lesson Plans for Standard 5.MD.B.2 provides an introduction to fifth grade line plots using whole numbers.

2. Students will learn how to create a line plot from a set of data, how to use the line plot to create and solve an expression, and how to perform all additional calculations to find the mean and the range of the set of data.

3. These Lesson Plans include a study guide with definitions, worksheets designed to provide practice creating line plots and performing calculations, and templates that allow instructors to modify and create additional practice problems for students.
Total Pages
18 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Use operations on fractions for this grade to solve problems involving information presented in line plots. For example, given different measurements of liquid in identical beakers, find the amount of liquid each beaker would contain if the total amount in all the beakers were redistributed equally.


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