Displaying Numerical Data Using Box Plots
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# Displaying Numerical Data Using Box Plots

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Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards

The lesson begins with students engaging in a whole-class review of how to find the median, range, and IQR, with IQR being the main focus. Following the review of the warm-up, students are introduced to the five-number summary of a data set. They then use that information to create a box plot. Lesson objective: Students will be able to display and analyze numerical data using box plots. This is the sixth of seven statistics lessons. Aligned with Common Core State Standard: 6.SP.4

## Resources

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Statistics06_Powerpoint.ppt

Lesson Plan
February 10, 2020
2.66 MB

Statistics_06_Notes.doc

Handout, Worksheet
February 10, 2020
235.5 KB

Statistics06_ClassWork.doc

Activity
February 10, 2020
2.42 MB

Statistics06_Homework.doc

Activity
February 10, 2020
264.5 KB

Statistics06_Worksheets.pdf

February 12, 2020
614.42 KB
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### Standards

Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms, and box plots.

## Reviews

5.0
2 Reviews
This is an excellent full package resource for Box Plot diagrams. The in-class handout is a good exercise to walk through with the students to help them grasp the details. The Box Plot is one of the fairly unique graphs/diagrams, so multiple practice/walk throughs will help the students. Thanks!
RaymondInHK
April 28, 2015
Good variety of examples and showing practical application of box plots.
hummelk
May 26, 2013