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.

**Number:**MAFS.6.SP.1

**Title:**Develop understanding of statistical variability. (Additional Cluster)

**Type:**Cluster

**Subject:**Mathematics - Archived

**Grade:**6

**Domain-Subdomain:**Statistics & Probability

## Related Standards

## Related Access Points

## Access Points

## Related Resources

## Formative Assessments

## Lesson Plans

## Original Student Tutorials

## Perspectives Video: Expert

## Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

## Problem-Solving Tasks

## Teaching Ideas

## Text Resource

## Tutorials

## Virtual Manipulatives

## Worksheet

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorials

Learn how math models can show why social distancing during a epidemic or pandemic is important in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Learn how to interpret histograms to analyze data, and help an inventor predict the range of a catapult in part 2 of this interactive tutorial series. More specifically, you'll learn to describe the shape and spread of data distributions.

Click **HERE** to open part 1.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Learn how to calculate and interpret the Mean Absolute Deviation (MAD) of data sets in this travel-themed, interactive statistics tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Discover how to calculate and interpret the mean, median, mode and range of data sets from the zoo in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Problem-Solving Tasks

Students are given a context and a dotplot and are asked a number of questions regarding shape, center, and spread of the data.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

Students are given a context and a series of questions and are asked to identify whether each question is statistical and to provide their reasoning. Students are asked to compose an original statistical question for the given context.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

Using the information provided, create an appropriate graphical display and answer the questions regarding shape, center and variability.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

## Tutorials

In this video, you will practice describing the shape of distributions as skewed left, skewed right, or symmetrical.

Type: Tutorial

The focus of this video is to help you understand the core concepts of arithmetic mean, median, and mode.

Type: Tutorial

## Virtual Manipulatives

Users select a data set or enter their own data to generate a box plot.

Type: Virtual Manipulative

This virtual manipulative histogram tool can aid in analyzing the distribution of a dataset. It has 6 preset datasets and a function to add your own data for analysis.

Type: Virtual Manipulative

## Parent Resources

## Problem-Solving Tasks

Students are given a context and a dotplot and are asked a number of questions regarding shape, center, and spread of the data.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

Students are given a context and a series of questions and are asked to identify whether each question is statistical and to provide their reasoning. Students are asked to compose an original statistical question for the given context.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

Using the information provided, create an appropriate graphical display and answer the questions regarding shape, center and variability.

Type: Problem-Solving Task