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"Statistics is the grammar of science" -Karl Pearson. In the assessment task, learners read a claim made by a newspaper and analyze its conclusions. They need to think about the sample and the wording of the given statistics.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with an English teacher on how to write a letter to the editor
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners need to have experience with ratios and percents
  • Note that the task was written for a U.K. audience and uses British terminology
Pros

  • Incorporates writing in the math classroom
  • Teacher guide has hints for teachers for approaching the task
Cons

  • Some of the student work is difficult to read due to handwriting issues