In this unit, students will learn how they can use averages and range to represent data. They will start by learning the meaning of range, mode, median and mean, and how to use these measures with lists of data, before looking at finding the averages and range from frequency tables, for grouped data, from stem and leaf diagrams and choosing between different measures of average.
ABOUT THIS RESOURCE PACK:
This pack is designed to provide teachers with complete lesson plans and classroom resources to teach excellent lessons. It is designed to both teach the mathematical content and draw students into deeper consideration of its implications, including mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills.
THE PACK CONTAINS:
5 Lesson Plans: Full ready-to-use lesson plans on the following topics:
- Calculating Averages & Range
- Averages from Frequency Tables
- Averages from Grouped Frequency
- Averages from Stem & Leaf
- Choosing Averages
Lesson Resources: A variety of additional resources to accompany the lesson plans, including student worksheets and aids for students needing extra support.
Homework Activity: Further tasks to give students to complete at home.
Assessment: A series of questions to enable you to assess the progress of students in this unit of work.