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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 6: Statistics

For Teachers 6th Standards
Statistics are the focus of a 22-lesson math module designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Scholars pose statistical questions, draft models, and summarize distributed data including mean, median, mode, and range. Take a look...
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Summarize

For Teachers 4th
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page...
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Box-and-Whisker Plots

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Statistics is made approachable, and dare we say fun, in this activity on using box-and-whisker plots to analyze and compare data sets. Specific emphasis is placed on interpretations and explanations while graphing, and in using the...
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Patterns in Scatter Plots

For Teachers 8th Standards
Class members investigate relationships between two variables in the seventh installment of a 16-part module that teaches scholars how to find and describe patterns in scatter plots. Young mathematicians consider linear/nonlinear...
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Great Summarizing with Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
That's not rain, it's ... meatballs! Young readers retell the story of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett with both a verbal and written summary of the plot, characters, conflict, setting, and solution.
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Summarize

For Teachers 3rd
Designed for third graders but appropriate for older learners as well, this packet of materials underscores the necessity of teaching kids how to summarize, how to identify main ideas and supporting details, and how to ask questions...
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Summarizing a Distribution Using a Box Plot

For Teachers 6th Standards
Place the data in a box. Pupils experiment with placing dividers within a data set and discover a need for a systematic method to group the data. The 14th instructional activity in a series of 22 outlines the procedure for making a box...
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Understanding Box Plots

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars apply the concepts of box plots and dot plots to summarize and describe data distributions. They use the data displays to compare sets of data and determine numerical summaries. 
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More Practice with Box Plots

For Teachers 6th Standards
Don't just think outside of the box — read outside of it! The 15th lesson plan in a 22-part unit provides pupils more work with box plots. Learners read the box plots to estimate the five-number summary and interpret it within the...
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Creating a Dot Plot

For Teachers 6th Standards
Which dot am I? Pupils create dot plots to represent sample data through the use of frequency tables. The third segment in a series of 22 asks individuals to analyze the dot plots they created. The scholars translate back and forth...
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Simple Summary Concepts: summary, summarizing, main ideas,

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Can your class sum up a text in a few sentences? Help them build this skill by starting out nice and slow. For this summarizing activity, the teacher marks main ideas with sticky notes. Learners read the text and then read it again, this...
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How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Line of Fit?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What is a line-of-fit? Given a data set, plot the ordered pairs on a graph. It looks like a scatter plot. Now estimate, and draw a line that best fits what the data represents. That is your line-of-fit.
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How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Line of Fit?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is a line-of-fit? Given a data set, plot the ordered pairs on a graph. It looks like a scatter plot. Now estimate, and draw a line that best fits what the data represents. That is your line-of-fit.
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Introduce: Summarizing Narrative Text

For Teachers K - 3rd
When scholars re-tell a story, do they boil it down to important details in a logical order? Practice summarizing narratives using this think-aloud strategy, which is scripted here for your convenience. After explaining why this is an...
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Summarizing with James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Elementary readers in literature groups practice summarizing chapter-by-chapter with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Focus on main idea, supporting details, and the 5 Ws. Unfortunately, a clever "peach" graphic organizer to which...
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Plot the Oysters' Peril!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Use comic strips to teach sequencing in narrative poetry. As homework, each class member selects a comic strip with 4-8 frames, cuts the frames apart, places the pieces in an envelope, and brings the envelope to class. Class members swap...
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Lesson Plan 8: The Elements of Plot- Part Two

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Wait, Spongebob Squarepants in class? Choose this or another cartoon to begin this elements of plot lesson, demonstrating the climax and falling action of a storyline. Before playing the last part of the episode, ask them to watch for...
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Introducing the Elements of Plot- Part One

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
There's nothing like a good roller coaster...especially when it comes to drafting a novel! Authors use the roller coaster visual as they create the set-up, inciting incident, and rising action of their stories. Once they have figured out...
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Determine the Number of Observation in a Set of Data by Looking at Histograms and Line Plots

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Assist your math learners in reporting the number of observations shown in a histogram or line plot for a set of data. While this is a simple video lesson where learners may need additional practice to master, the resource includes a...
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Summarizing Stories

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore reading comprehension by analyzing a story in class. Your class will read Jack and the Beanstalk in class and discuss the characters, plot, and settings. They will also read a personally chosen fairy tale on their own and...
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SWBST and Plot Structure

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Someone wanted something...but then what? Use the helpful Someone Wanted But So Then (SWBST) strategy to map out a short story or novel based on plot structure and elements of literature.
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Book Report Alternative: Rewind the Plot!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever looked for a new way to teach an old concept? Scholars thinking about the rising action of a story in a whole new perspective. However, Book Report Alternative: Rewind the Plot! challenges readers and allows for much...
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Wuthering Heights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review plot, theme, and major characters in the book Wuthering Heights. Working in groups, the class examines themes, the significance of setting, and summarizes the novel. They work to answer a series of critical-thinking questions and...
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A (Ear) Budding Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Are ear buds a budding danger? Apparently the number of pedestrians injured while using them has increased at an unprecedented rate! Mathematicians read an article about it and then plot graphs of the victims' ages either by hand or...