Frequency Polygons

How many ways can you think of to display data? A quick video lesson describes the process of creating one of them, a line graph, which is also referred to as a frequency polygon. After creating the graph, the instructor models how to use it to analyze the data and make comparisons with other data sets.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Collect data from the class, such as the number of texts they send each day, to analyze
  • Have pupils record new vocabulary in a graphic organizer with definitions and examples
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes students know how to graph data on a coordinate plane
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  • Explanations are clear and concise
  • Includes additional resources to use as independent or guided practice
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