1. COPY THE DEFINITIONS (turn in a hand written sheet with all 20 definitions)

2.) COMPLETE THE VOCABULARY WORD SEARCH

## Tuesday, March 27, 2012

### S&P UNIT (LESSONS/TUTORIALS, ACTIVITIES, & EXTRA PRACTICE)

__Statistical Questions and Collecting Data__Illuminations - Numerical and Categorical Data - Unit of Lessons - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U116

How to Create Misleading Statistics in 6 Easy Steps - Teacher Background Information -

http://blog.makingitclear.com/2010/03/25/statistics/

__Dot Plots (Line Plots)__IXL - "Create Line Plots" - Interactive Applet - http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/create-line-plots

UEN - "The Human Line Plot" Lesson - http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview?LPid=15238

LearnAlberta - Displaying Data - Video Tutorial - http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me5l/html/math5.html?goLesson=21

__Histograms__Illuminations - Histogram Tool - Interactive Applet - http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=78

Illuminations - "There is a Difference: Histograms vs. Bar Graphs" Lesson –

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L812

NLVM - Box Plot/Histogram - Interactive Applet -

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_145_g_3_t_5.html?open=instructions&from=category_g_3_t_5.html

Shodor - Histogram Lesson and Interactive Applet - http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Histogram/

IXL - "Create Histograms" - Interactive Applet - http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/create-histograms

LearnAlberta - "Interpreting Graphs" Lesson -

http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell10.swf

**Box Plots (Box-and-Whisker Plots)**Illuminations - Food Court "The Clucking Chicken" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L522

Illuminations - Food Court "The Pizza Palace" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L523

Illuminations - "Using NBA Statistics for Box and Whisker Plots" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L737

Illuminations - "Bears in a Boat" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L856

NLVM - Box Plot/Histogram - Interactive Applet -

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_145_g_3_t_5.html?open=instructions&from=category_g_3_t_5.html

Shodor -" Box Plot" Lesson and Interactive Applet - http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/BoxPlot/

"Creating Box Plots" Lesson - http://math.springbranchisd.com/middle/Middle/7P/Resources/7P-4-CIGDD-Box_Whisker328-333.pdf

Box and Whisker Plot - Teacher Tutorial - http://staff.argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math9/strand4/boxNwhisker.htm

**Measures of Center, Measures of Variability and Shape of Data**Illuminations - Mean and Median Interactive Applet - http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=160

Online Math Learning - Series of Video Tutorials - http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/mode-mean-median.html

Measures of Center and Spread - Student Handout - http://westernreservepublicmedia.org/quizbus/images/vid1_measures.pdf

PH - Finding Mean, Median and Mode - Video - http://www.phschool.com/atschool/academy123/english/academy123_content/wl-book-demo/ph-022s.html

PH - Finding and Using the Range - Video - http://www.phschool.com/atschool/academy123/english/academy123_content/wl-book-demo/ph-148s.html

Education World - "Candy Colors" Lesson - http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/03/lp293-02.shtml

Measure of Central Tendency - Teacher Tutorial - http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/algebra/AD2/measure.htm

LearnAlberta - Central Tendency - Student Interactive and Video http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mejhm/index.html?l=0&ID1=AB.MATH.JR.STAT&ID2=AB.MATH.JR.STAT.CENT&lesson=html/video_interactives/centralTendency/centralTendencyInteractive.html

__Mean Absolute Deviation__Wiki Answers - Teacher Tutorial - http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_calculate_mean_absolute_deviation

eHow - Teacher Tutorial - http://www.ehow.com/how_4918826_absolute-deviation-average-absolute-deviation.html

YouTube Video - Teacher Tutorial - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9AJk7TvdpQ

### STATISTICS & PROBABILITY PRE-TEST

Today in class students will be taking a pre-test over the S&P Unit. Be aware that this material is very new for 6th grade students and some/very little has already been taught in previous years. So of this information is completely new to 6th grade students. I just want you to think through the questions and do your best.

### STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY UNIT

**Vocabulary Words - Vocabulary Test**

__(MATCHING)__on Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- box plot
- data
- dot plot
- first quartile
- histogram
- interquartile range
- line plot
- mean
- median
- mode
- outlier
- range
- statistical variability
- third quartile
- frequency
- mean absolute deviation
- center
- gap
- cluster
- measure of variation

## Wednesday, March 14, 2012

### THE FRACTION SHUFFLE

This video is just to help you get better working with fractions with unlike denominators.

## Monday, March 12, 2012

### BONUS

- COLOR EACH PIECE IF YOU WANT
- CUT OUT ALL THE PIECES
- USE ALL THE PIECES TO MAKE 2 DIFFERENT SQUARES (YOU CANNOT USE PIECE F AS A SQUARE ALONE)
- HINT: 1 PIECE WILL HAVE TO BE COMPLETELY TURNED OVER.
- GLUE YOUR PIECES TO A SHEET OF PAPER TO BE TURNED IN.

### QUADRILATERALS (classwork & homework)

Students are creating Quadrilateral Venn Diagrams

- complete the Venn Diagram by labeling each circle (parallelogram, rectangle, square, rhombus, trapezoid)
- color all the pieces
- cut out the pieces
- glue them into their correct location
- HOMEWORK - complete page 444 1-23

if you are having trouble find another example of the venn diagram in your math book on page 442 or 443

## Thursday, March 8, 2012

### POLYGONS POLYGONS

Today we are reviewing polygons and their characteristics. Our class assignment is a worksheet to test to see how well we know polygons.

HOMEWORK

Always, Sometimes, Never

Coming Soon

Fraction Worksheet

HOMEWORK

Always, Sometimes, Never

Coming Soon

Fraction Worksheet

## Tuesday, March 6, 2012

### HOMEWORK 3/6/2012

**Complete list of tonights homework!**

**Page 236 32-35**

**Page 418 1-7**

**Page 422 1-10**

**Page 430 1-10**

### POINTS, LINES & ANGLES OH MY!!!!!!

After completing the vocabulary grid last night everyone is going to quickly discuss and describe each item from the vocabulary paper. Afterwards each student is going to complete a worksheet of 9 problems to see how well they have retained last nights information.

So far its seems that everyone is doing great!

So far its seems that everyone is doing great!

**For homework to continue practicing what we have been talking about complete -**

**Page 418 1-7**

**Page 422 1-10**

**Page 430 1-10**

### REVIEW REVIEW REVIEW

We will continue to review adding and subtracting fractions until we get it. I PROMISE! So tonight everyone needs to complete

**Page 236 32-35**

## Monday, March 5, 2012

### TODAY

Today in class we.....

1.) Made test corrections

2.) Completed a vocabulary grid for our next unit.

3.) Complete Page 236 16-31 (this is a review of adding and subtracting fractions)

1.) Made test corrections

2.) Completed a vocabulary grid for our next unit.

3.) Complete Page 236 16-31 (this is a review of adding and subtracting fractions)

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