Gallery Walk—Least Squares Regression

This Gallery Walk—Least Squares Regression lesson plan also includes:

Take pride in your own work and put it on display! A gallery walk lets scholars showcase their real-world graphs from the previous lesson. They explain to their classmates the meaning of the slope, y-intercept, and correlation coefficient of the linear regression line—a great way to reinforce the material.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Invite pupils in other classes to the gallery walk
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires graphs made in previous lesson (this is the fourth lesson in a nine-part unit)
  • Be sure to review etiquette for observing and commenting on other people's work
Pros

  • Provides questions for teachers to reflect on instruction
  • Includes detailed instructions in the instructor guide
Cons

  • None