M and M’s and Blogs: Interpreting Data!

This M and M’s and Blogs: Interpreting Data! lesson plan also includes:

Display the colors with pride. After being introduced to types of graphs, groups build a graph by sorting the colors of candies and post it to the class blog. They create a poll and develop a graph to display the results using a website.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class decide on the type of graph would best represent the colors found in the bag of candy
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals must be comfortable accessing and posting on a classroom blog
  • Each group needs a bag of candy and access to a digital camera
Pros

  • Includes a Prezi to introduce the vocabulary
  • Encourages class members to use 21st Century technology skills
Cons

  • There are no clear directions on how to create the M&M graph