Are you having trouble getting your students to take effective notes during math lessons? Are you looking for quick activities that can be completed in a math journal or at the end of a lesson as a check for understanding? If so, these activities are for you.
These math journal and/or note-taking activities introduce students to statistics. They can be used for introduction of topics or to reflect/review what you have covered in class discussion. The problems listed in this activity packet build nicely on each other if introduced in the order that they appear. Our students enjoy filling them out and organizing them in their math journals so that they can refer back to them throughout the year. These activities are a great way to promote writing in math. Keys are included for reference.
Scaffolded Note Sheets with Sample Teacher Keys for the following:
A Definition of Statistics
Matching Key Terms
Identifying Data Sets
Parameter or Sample Statistic?
Branches of Statistics
Types of Data
Data: Levels of Measurement
Identifying Levels of Measurement
Guidelines for Designing a Statistical Study
Methods of Data Collection
Deciding on the Method of Data Collection
Factors that Can Ruin Experimental Results
Techniques that Can Be Used to Get Unbiased Results
Sample Size and Replication
Defining Key Terms
Commonly Used Sampling Techniques
Determining Sampling Methods
Project: Evaluate the Data Collection in a Research Study
Plus 10 Interactive Math Notebook Foldable Activities
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