Stem and Leaf Diagrams

This Stem and Leaf Diagrams assessment also includes:

Order the data within a stem-and-leaf display. Pupils take data and create and ordered stem-and-leaf diagrams, including the key. Participants take their data and determine answers about the information. Class members then find measures of center or variability.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Make a comparison with stem-and-leaf diagrams and other data displays, including advantages of each type of display
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with finding measures of center and variability from a data set
  • Stem-and-leaf plots are not specifically mentioned in CCSS
Pros

  • Stresses that a key must accompany the diagram
  • The presenter uses different colors to help organize the data
Cons

  • None