# Categorical Data Teacher Resources

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#### Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...

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#### Balanced Assessment: Basic High School Packet

Seventeen short assessments are designed to test scholars’ knowledge of basic Algebra 1 concepts. Pupils determine the houses that are a given maximum distance from a school, complete charts to show equivalent scale factors, and...

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#### Balanced Assessment: Advanced High School Math Packet

Nineteen resources make up the Balanced Assessment: Advanced High School Math Packet designed to test learners' knowledge in Algebra II, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus classes. To demonstrate their understanding of concepts related to these...

EngageNY

#### Summarizing Bivariate Categorical Data

How do you summarize data that cannot be averaged? Using an exploratory method, learners complete a two-way frequency table on super powers. The subject matter builds upon 8th grade knowledge of two-way tables.

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#### Summarizing Bivariate Categorical Data with Relative Frequencies

It is hard to determine whether there is a relationship with the categorical data, because the numbers are so different. Working with a familiar two-way table on super powers, the class determines relative frequencies for each cell and...

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#### Cleaning Data

"Clean the data!" "I did not know it was dirty." Introduce your class to the process of cleaning data so that it can analyze it. Groups work through a guide that demonstrates the common ways to filter and sort data. Pairs then...

Curated OER

#### What is Numerical, or Quantitative, Data?

The teacher gives a very thorough explanation of numerical or quantitative data being anything where the answer to a question would be a number. Whereas any other answer might be considered categorical. She shows several different ways...

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#### Introduction to Representing and Analyzing Data

Represent data graphically. Allow your class to explore different methods of representing data. They create foldables, sing songs, and play a dice game to reinforce the measures of central tendency.

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#### Summarizing Bivariate Categorical Data in a Two-Way Table

Be sure to look both ways when making a two-way table. In the lesson plan, scholars learn to create two-way tables to display bivariate data. They calculate relative frequencies to answer questions of interest in the 14th part of the...

Statistics Education Web

#### You Will Soon Analyze Categorical Data (Classifying Fortune Cookie Fortunes)

Would you rely on a fortune cookie for advice? The lesson first requires future statisticians to categorize 100 fortune cookie fortunes into four types: prophecy, advice, wisdom, and misc. The lesson goes on to have learners use...

Statistics Education Web

#### First Day Statistics Activity—Grouping Qualitative Data

Making groups of groups can help to organize data. Classes use statistics to group themselves using descriptive adjectives. The objective is for learners to understand that grouping qualitative data is useful when the original groups are...

Crash Course

#### Charts Are Like Pasta - Data Visualization Part 1: Crash Course Statistics #5

Clever marketers can use visual statistics to mislead their target populations. Explore these visual misrepresentations with a video lesson from a larger statistics playlist. The lesson instructor explains visual representations of both...

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#### What is Numerical, or Quantitative, Data?

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#### Comparison of Univariate and Bivariate Data

Learners explore the concept of univariate and bivariate data. In this univaritate and bivariate data lesson, pupils discuss the differences between univariate and bivariate data. They work sample problems where they must construct box...

EngageNY

#### Understanding Variability When Estimating a Population Proportion

Estimate the proportion in a population using sampling. The 20th installment in a series of 25 introduces how to determine proportions of categorical data within a population. Groups take random samples from a bag of cubes to determine...

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#### What is a Frequency Table?

So you have a data set and you want a visual diagram to help you analyze the data. Not sure how to draw it? The instructor illustrates four different ways to look at a frequency table: two tally tables, one line graph, and one bar graph....

Mathematics Vision Project

#### Modeling Data

Is there a better way to display data to analyze it? Pupils represent data in a variety of ways using number lines, coordinate graphs, and tables. They determine that certain displays work with different types of data and use two-way...

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#### Organizing Data

In this organizing data activity, 7th graders solve seven different types of problems related to data. They first identify the type of data as categorical, discrete or continuous from the information given. Then, students use Excel to...

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#### "Data Dabble"

Students engage in a lesson which facilitates their use of web sites to find data, graph it, and interpret it, thus scaffolding graphing skills to prepare students for their 8th grade I-search exit project.

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#### Organizing and Understanding Data- Guided Lesson

How many teachers are there? This is a fun introduction to what could become an actual data analysis of your school's teachers. Students examine a visual representation of teachers at a school, categorized into three subjects. Then,...

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#### Two-Way Tables

Do males or females buy more iPhones? Using a two-way frequency table can help to answer this question. Pupils learn to create two-way frequency tables and then how to analyze the data within the tables. Learners find frequencies,...

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#### Categorizing Data and Bias

In this categorizing data and bias worksheet, 9th graders solve 10 different problems that include various types of qualitative or quantitative data. First, they determine if the problem stated is univariate or bivariate data. Then,...

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#### Describing Data

Your learners will practice many ways of describing data using coordinate algebra in this unit written to address many Common Core State Standards. Simple examples of different ways to organize data are shared and then practice problems...

American Statistical Association

#### Candy Judging

Determine the class favorite. The statistics lesson plan has pupils collect, display, and analyze data. Pairs rank four kinds of candy based on their individual preferences. Working as an entire class, learners determine a way to display...

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