Data Analysis

by Jada Jackson

 Johnson Park Middle School

Columbus, OH

Objectives:      Analyze how decisions about graphing affect the graphical representation e.g. scale, size of classes in a histogram
                        Construct opposing arguments based on analysis of the same data, using different graphical representations
                        Compare data from two or more samples to determine how sample selection can influence results
                        Identify misuses of statistical data in articles, advertisements, and other media

C Level/Part 1 - 65 pts  B Level/Part 2 - 15pts  A Level/Part 3 - 15pts   
 Create flash cards for vocabulary terms for the unit: scale, sample, sampling method, histogram, bar graphs, circle graph, line graph, scatterplot.
  • Find 5 ads that could be considered misleading. Put them on one poster with an explanation about why each graph could be considered misleading.
  • Create a Power Point presentation on how to identify misleading graphs. Use your own words.
  • Complete Study Guide for Section 3.6
  • Complete Practice A and Practice B for Section 3.6
  • Chapter 3 Review Crossword
  • Textbook Assignments: p. 107, #1; p. 137, #1; p. 138, #8; p. 139, #18, pp. 140-141, #1
  • Daily QQF (5 days)
  • Lecture
  • Challenge Survey Assignment 3.6
  • Misconstructed Graphs Activity
  • Making Data Displays Activity 3.2,

pp. 114-115

Grading Scale: (100 possible)

A          86-100
B          71-85
C         60-70
D          50-59

C Level/Part 1          ________      

B Level/Part 2           ________

A Level/Part 3          ________

Bonus Points              ________


     Summarize two sources to support your opinion on the following question: Is it important to know how to identify misleading graphs? You need to write at least two paragraphs to support your opinion.

BONUS POINTS:   _________

DATE: ________________




(5 points)