*For example, “How old am I?” is not a statistical question, but “How old are the students in my school?” is a statistical question because one anticipates variability in students’ ages.*

**Subject Area:**Mathematics

**Grade:**6

**Domain-Subdomain:**Statistics & Probability

**Cluster:**Level 1: Recall

**Cluster:**Develop understanding of statistical variability. (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.

**Date Adopted or Revised:**02/14

**Date of Last Rating:**02/14

**Status:**State Board Approved - Archived

**Assessed:**Yes

**Assessment Limits :**N/A

**Calculator :**No

**Context :**Required

**Test Item #:**Sample Item 1**Question:**Select all of the statistical questions.**Difficulty:**N/A**Type:**MS: Multiselect

**Test Item #:**Sample Item 2**Question:**Amir collected data from his sixth-grade class at Liberty Middle School.Which question could Amir ask as a statistical question?

**Difficulty:**N/A**Type:**MC: Multiple Choice

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## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to determine whether or not questions are statistical and justify their responses.

Students are asked to write a statistical question and explain why it is statistical.

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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.

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## 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