Access Point #: MAFS.6.SP.2.AP.4aArchived Access Point

Display data on a line plot, such as dot plots, histograms or box plots.

Essential Understandings


  • Use manipulative to display the frequency of a data set on a line.
  • Identify what a data point represents.
  • Understand that each point may represent more than one item (i.e., the car on a histogram may represent five cars although only one is pictured).
  • Match a frequency table with its data plot.
  • Select a data display that best fits a given set of information.
  • Create a simple line plot (i.e., histogram, dot plot, stem and leaf) from a frequency table.
General Information
Number: MAFS.6.SP.2.AP.4a
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Summarize and describe distributions. (Additional Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

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