Notes covering how to draw a box and whisker plot. Each step is color coded to match a part of the picture provided. It provides synonyms for the different points so the students will be familiar with various vocabulary words. Examples: upper quartile or 3rd quartile and upper extreme or maximum. Is explains the 5 number summary, how to interpret the plot, and how to find the median, mode, and range.
If your school does not allow color printing, you can post this to your classroom website or e-mail it to students to print at home.
If your students need practice making and interpreting box and whisker plots, check out my students worksheets: