Lesson 13

Questions About Data

Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is for students to ask questions about data that can be answered by a given data representation.

Lesson Narrative

In previous lessons students answered questions about data using different representations. In this lesson, students begin by determining whether or not questions can be answered by a given representation. Then, students think of questions that can be asked about the data. Finally, students answer each other’s questions.

  • Action and Expression
  • MLR8

Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

  • Ask and answer questions about data.

Student Facing

  • Let’s ask and answer questions about data.

Required Materials

Materials to Gather

Materials to Copy

  • Favorite Special Class Data

Required Preparation

Activity 3:

Required preparation:
  • Display the list of questions from the synthesis in the previous activity.

CCSS Standards

Lesson Timeline

Warm-up 10 min
Activity 1 10 min
Activity 2 20 min
Activity 3 10 min
Lesson Synthesis 10 min
Cool-down 0 min

Teacher Reflection Questions

What makes someone good at math? In what ways are you making assumptions about which of your students are good at math?

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