Creating a Dot Plot

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 between frequency tables and dot plots.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Collect numerical data from the class and create a dot plot
  • Lead a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of frequency tables and dot plots

 

Classroom Considerations

  • It is helpful if individuals are familiar with tally marks
Pros

  • Contains the link where additional data can be collected
  • Includes expected responses to discussion questions
Cons

  • None
Common Core