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Averages

This sequence of lessons explores students' ability to find the mean, median, mode and range from given data, working collaboratively. The lessons slowly increase in difficulty, through the introduction of new terms and increasing task complexity. The lessons are detailed with accompanying resources (PowerPoint, prompt sheet).

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Content knowledge, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Questioning, Structuring lessons, Worked examples
Keywords mean, median, mode, range, interquartile range, average

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections English, Numeracy, Critical and creative thinking
Strand and focus Number, Statistics, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Addition and subtraction, Data representation and interpretation, Decimals, Integers, Operating with number, Place value
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMSP171 Calculate mean, median, mode and range for sets of data. Interpret these statistics in the context of data
National numeracy learning progression Additive strategies
Comparing units (ratios, rates and proportion)
Operating with decimals
Interpreting and representing data - IRD4

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Inquiry Maths

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