This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students understand the notion of correlation. In particular this unit aims to identify and help students who have difficulty in understanding correlation as the degree of fit between two variables, making a mathematical model of a situation, testing and improving the model, communicating their reasoning clearly and evaluating alternative models of the situation.
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
LCD Projector, Overhead Projector
Keywords: correlation, variables, model
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This lesson may align with the following Math Practice Standards:
MAFS.K12.MP.2.1 - Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
MAFS.K12.MP.3.1 - Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
MAFS.K12.MP.4.1 - Model with mathematics.
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Name of Author/Source: Mathematics Assessment Project
District/Organization of Contributor(s): Calhoun
Is this Resource freely Available? Yes
Access Privileges: Public
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