TASK CARD: Measures of Central Tendency
TEKS 8.12a Select the appropriate measure of central tendency or range to describe a set of data and justify the choice for the particular situation.
Materials needed: Measures of central tendency cards, calculator, and a partner.
Your task is to:
• Lay out the Title cards: Mean, Median, Mode, and Range.
• Sort the scenario and definition cards under each title card where they fit.
• Check your sorted cards against the key when done. Teacher Note:
Copy the cards onto card stock. Then cut the cards along the dotted lines and place into a baggy. You will need one baggy per pair of students. Provide a key for students to check themselves against.