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Find out how analyzing data and understanding charts can be used in daily life. Our resource introduces the mathematical concepts taken from real-life experiences, and provides warm-up and timed practice questions to strengthen procedural proficiency skills. Examine fundraising amounts by finding the mean, median and mode. Calculate the probability of which hockey team will win the Stanley Cup based on the data given. Distinguish information provided in a triple bar chart from a survey of three classrooms. Find out what fraction of the vote someone won using a pie chart. Compare the nighttime temperatures over two days using a thermograph. Determine who won the class president election using a tally chart. The task and drill sheets provide a leveled approach to learning, starting with grade 6 and increasing in difficulty to grade 8. Aligned to your State Standards and meeting the concepts addressed by the NCTM standards, reproducible task sheets, drill sheets, review and answer key are included.
Tanya Cook and Chris Forest