Lesson Plan: Shapes of Distributions | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Shapes of Distributions | Nagwa

Lesson Plan: Shapes of Distributions

This lesson plan includes the objectives and prerequisites of the lesson teaching students how to determine whether the represented data is symmetric, right skewed, or left skewed.

Objectives

Students will be able to

  • identify whether a diagram is symmetric, has a positive (right) skew, or has negative (left) skew for
    • dot plots,
    • box-and-whisker plots,
    • histograms,
  • identify the shape of a distribution based on its interquartile ranges.

Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

  • dot plots, box plots, and histograms,
  • mean, median, mode,
  • interquartile range.

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