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Students find data in their own Mondrian-inspired artwork as part of their Statistics unit. This set of 7 activities for students to explore data collection and analysis (graphs, mean, median and mode) is a great introductory lesson to statistics for 6th graders and beyond.
These activities can be used as a whole class or set up as sequential projects in a math center. Excellent for differentiation and sparking interest into the complexity of mathematics.
This resource includes:
- Complete teacher’s guide for 7 45-minute lessons
- Ready-to-use Student Handouts
- A complete list of materials
- An EDITABLE inquiry presentation on the work of Piet Mondrian and accompanying informational text
- Suggested extensions
- Editable rubric
Skills Developed in this lesson:
- Students will summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context (CCSS.MATH.6.SP.B.)
- Students will report the number of observations in data collection (CCSS.MATH.6.SP.B.5.A.)
- Students will develop quantitative measures to analyze data and describe the pattern (CCSS.MATH.6.SP.B.5.C.)
- Students will understand that statistics can be used to gain information about a population by examining a sample of the population and generalizing about a population based on that sample (CCSS.MATH.7.SP.A.)
Statistics resources include:
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