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Data Analysis and the Medal of Honor

Suggested Level

Suggested Applications

Middle and High School Foundational, Mathematics

LESSON TIME:
One Class Session


OBJECTIVES
Students will:

  • use data analysis terms such as percentage, mean, median, and mode


For the Teacher:
After students have an understanding of the Medal of Honor and what it represents, teachers may use this lesson for mathematics.


Introductory Activity:
Review definitions of percentage, mean, median, and mode.


Small Group/Individual Activity:
Allow students to examine the data on the worksheet. Ask students to write down three things that stood out about the data.


Whole Group Activity:
Share the three things that stood out. Discuss the data. Explain the Medal of Honor worksheet and allow students time to complete it using the data sheet.


Concluding Activity:
The class will review the answers and discuss. Students will examine how their first impressions may have changed


Assessment:
Worksheet, discussion


Resources:
Worksheet

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