Date 
Learning Objectives 
Class Activities/Resources 
Assignment 
Monday, 8/28/17 

no school (9th grade orientation)


Tuesday, 8/29/17 

no school (9th grade orientation)


Wednesday, 8/30/17 
n/a

Students filled out an Introduction Questionaire
Reviewed the syllabus. Students are suppose to have a parent sign the syllabus and return it to Mr. Sturm. Here are some slides that were shown.
Period 3 only
Introducted the Internal Assessment. Students were given two model pieces of work to read, as well as a list of topics that students wrote projects on last year.

Have parent sign your syllabus and return it to class tomorrow

Thursday, 8/31/17 
n/a

Students checked out textbooks from the media center

Brainstorm two questions that you would be interested to use statistics to help answer. Consider questions of the type that address whether two variables are somehow related, or linked?

Friday, 9/1/17 
I can classify a variables' data as either categorical, quantitative discrete, or quantitative continuous

Each student turned in two potential internal assessment topic ideas
Our class began Topic 2: Descriptive Statistics
Students received an assignment sheet that outlined the new unit.
6A Notes

6A (p. 160) #1efghijklm, 2efghijklm





Monday, 9/4/17 

no school (Labor Day) 

Tuesday, 9/5/17 
I can represent quantitative discrete data in a frequency table, a column graph, and a dot plot;
I can make a column graph for a data set on a graphing calculator;
I can describe the shape of quantitative discrete data as symmetric, negatively skewed, or positively skewed, as well as determine the presence of any outliers.

6B Notes

6B (p. 165) #24 
Wednesday, 9/6/17 
I can construct frequency tables and column graphs for grouped quantitative discrete data;
I can construct frequent tables and histograms for quantitative continuous data. 
Corrected 6B HW
6C and 6D Notes

6C (p. 166167) #1, 2
and
6D (p. 168 169) #1, 2, 4 
Thursday, 9/7/17 
I can solve problems about measures of center (mean, median, and mode);
I can use my graphing calculator to make a frequency table, and then find the mean and median of the data set represented in the frequency table. 
Corrected 6C and 6D HW
6E.1 Notes

6E.1 (p. 172  174) #1, 2, 9, 12, 14
(due Monday)

Friday, 9/8/17 
project day 
HW SelfAssessment for Assignment Numbers 1  3
Students tried some inclass example problems from Section 6E.1. Here is the key
The class spent the time during the period looking at some good sources to find data for their internal assessment. Here are some comments from Mr. Sturm regarding project topic ideas.

6E.1 (p. 172  174) #1, 2, 9, 12, 14
and
Write down two more project topic ideas
(due Monday)





Monday, 9/11/17 
I can determine in which contexts it is most appropriate to use mean verses median verses mode to measure the center of a data set. 
Corrected 6E.1 HW
6E.2 Investigation

6E.2 Packet 
Tuesday, 9/12/17 
I can find the mean, median, and mode of a data set that is represented by a frequency table, and in the case of grouped data, in a grouped frequency table.
I can find the mean and median of a data set using technology. 
Corrected 6E.2 Packet
6E.3 and 6E.4 Notes
Ms. Ledman will speak to class about a concurrent enrollment option

WS 6A  6E.4 
Wednesday, 9/13/17 
project day 
Corrected WS 6A6E.4
Students had the opportunity to use a laptop to search some potential data sources for data sets that they may later choose to use on their IB internal assessment
9/13/17 Slides

study for Quiz 6A  6E.4

Thursday, 9/14/17 
n/a 
Quiz 6A  6E.4 (20 points) 
Write down two more IB internal assessment project ideas 
Friday, 9/15/17 
I can determine the five statistic summary for any data set.
I can determine the range and interquartile range of a data set. In addition, I use these to describe the spread of a distribution knowing the limitations of each of these measurements. 
HW SelfAssessment for Assignment Numbers 46
6F Notes

6F (p. 184) #1ab, 2, 4 




Monday, 9/18/17 
I can create box plots and parallel boxplots using 5 statistic summarys, and then use the boxplots to interpret (and compare) data sets' centers and spreads 
Corrected 6F HW
Discussed Quiz and HW SelfAssessments Results
6G Notes

6G.1 (p. 188) #2, 5
6G.2 (p. 190  191) #13

Tuesday, 9/19/17 
I can construct a cumulative frequency tables and graphs, which I can interpret to find median and quartile values, as well as values that correspond to percentages 
Corrected 6G HW
Due to the fact that Mr. Sturm was absent, students will watch some YouTube videos about cumulative frequency graphs as opposed to taking traditional notes. Here are the videos:
Drawing CFGs
Reading CFGs
(Here is some IB grid paper that comes in handy when making cumulative frequency graphs)

6H (p. 195196) #1, 2, 4, 5
Note: #1 and #4 require drawing CFGs on IB Grid Paper!

Wednesday, 9/20/17 
project day 
shortened period for assembly
Corrected 6H HW
Students will have the opportunity to assess whether their leading choice for a project idea will be a good fit. Here is an example of how to complete the Internal Assessment Topic Brainstorming WS

Internal Assessment Topic Brainstorming WS
(due Wednesday, 9/27/17)

Thursday, 9/21/17 
I can calculate the standard deviation of a data set by hand
I can compare means and standard deviations for data sets to describe how they compare

Students spent one more day working on cumulative frequency graphs. Worktime was provided to complete WS 6H. In terms of your yellow assignment sheets, consider WS 6H to be Assignment #9(b) ... (add it to your list of assignments). Students were encouraged to check their answers using this WS 6H Key. Here are today's slides.

complete WS 6H

Friday, 9/22/17 
I can calculate the standard deviation of a data set by hand
I can compare means and standard deviations for data sets to describe how they compare

HW SelfAssessment for Assignment Numbers 79, and WS 6H
Mr. Sturm returned from an extended absence, so he and his classes reviewed cumulative frequency graphs some more, as well as Wednesday's IA Topic Brainstorming WS

none





Monday, 9/25/17 
I can calculate the standard deviation of a data set by hand
I can compare means and standard deviations for data sets to describe how they compare

6I.1 Notes

6I.1 (p. 199200) #4, 5

Tuesday, 9/26/17 
I can approximate the mean and standard deviation for grouped data
I can identify how to find the mean and standard deviation on a graphing calculator
I can compare the spreads of two data sets represented in various graphical forms to determine which has the larger standard deviation

Corrected 6I.1 HW
6I.2 and 6I.3 Notes

6I.2 (p. 201202) #3, 6, 7
and
6I.3 (p. 203) #1, 2

Wednesday, 9/27/17 
review day 
WarmUp
Corrected 6I.2 and 6I.3 HW
Worktime on Review Packet

Topic 2 Test Review Packet
Review Packet Solutions

Thursday, 9/28/17 
review day 
WarmUp
Corrected Topic 2 Test Review Packet
Discussed Seven Potential Areas of Confusion

study for the test 
Friday, 9/29/17 
test day 
HW SelfAssessment for Assignment Numbers 10  12
Topic 2 Test (Chapter 6)






Monday, 10/2/17 
I can solve normal distribution problems using the 68%95%99.7% Rule 
Students are starting a new unit today... Topic 4 (Statistical Applications). In honor of this milestone, students received a new yellow Topic 4 Assignment Sheet
10A Notes

10A (p. 303304) #25, 7, 9 
Tuesday, 10/3/17 
I can use my graphing calculator to find the probability of a data value in a given data set (with mean and standard deviation provided) belonging within a range of values 
Corrected 10A HW
10B Slides
10B Notes (our notes in class were mostly done on a calculator, so these notes are from another source, but they clearly show what we did.

10B (p. 307) #2, 4, 5, 7, 8 
Wednesday, 10/4/17 
I can use the inverse normal function on my calculator to find the kvalue with a proportion p of the area to its left 
Corrected 10B HW
10C Notes

10C (p. 309310) #1, 36, 8
(due Friday)

Thursday, 10/5/17 
I can use the inverse normal function on my calculator to find the kvalue with a proportion p of the area to its left 
Cleaned up any 10C material that was not discussed on Wednesday.
More IA topic discussion

10C (p. 309310) #1, 36, 8 
Friday, 10/6/17 
review day 
Corrected 10C HW
HW SelfAssessment for Assignment Numbers 1  3
Review WarmUp






Monday, 10/9/17 
review day 
Corrected Chapter 10 Review Packet
Age of Presidents Activity (here are the solutions to check after attempting this assignment)

study for the quiz 
Tuesday, 10/10/17 
quiz day 
Chapter 10 Quiz (10A  10C) 
Read the Chapter 11 Introduction Article:
What's the Longest Human's Can Live? 115 Years, New Study Says

Wednesday, 10/11/17 
I can distinguish correlation from causation.
I can classify a correlation as positive or negative, as well as strong, moderate, or weak 
11A Notes 
11A (p. 319) #1, 3, 4, 5, 6 
Thursday, 10/12/17 
I can distinguish that causation can be determined using experiments, but not from observational studies. 
Late Start Day
Corrected 11A HW
Supplemental Correlation vs. Causation Lesson: Observational Studies vs. Experiments

none 
Friday, 10/13/17 
I can determine the Pearson ProductMoment Correlation Coefficient, r, both by hand and using a calculator
I can find the coefficient of determination, rsquared, and interpret its meaning by completing the statement, ___% of the variation in dependent variable can be explained by the variation in independent variable. 
HW SelfAssessment for Assignment Numbers 4  5 (For Period 2, this is turning in the HW this week is optional)
11B Notes
Here is an 11B Guide that includes calculator instructions

11B.1 (p. 322324) #1, 2, 6
11B.2 (p. 325326) #1, 2
11B.3 (p. 327) #2, 3 




Monday, 10/16/17 
I can calculate the the Pearson ProductMoment Correlation Coefficient, r, using the formula method. This can be expedited using list on a graphing calculator, or a speadsheet such as Microsoft Excel. 
Corrected 11B HW
Our class dedicated a 2nd day to Section 11B. Students focused on calculating the Pearson ProductMoment Correlation Coefficient (the rvalue) using both their graphing calculator, and Microsoft Excel. Here is an Excel document with an example spreadsheet to use to calculate the rvalue. Here are today's slides

no new assignment 
Tuesday, 10/17/17 
I can draw a line of best fit by eye, and use a calculator to write a leastsquares regression line equation for 2variable data that has a moderate to strong correlation 
11C Notes

11C (p. 330) #3
*part (a) needs to be drawn on graph paper

Wednesday, 10/18/17 
I can use a calculator to write a leastsquares regression line equation for 2variable data that has a moderate to strong correlation 
Corrected 11C HW
11D Notes

11D (p. 332333) #1, 2, 3 
Thursday, 10/19/17 

no school (MEA Break) 

Friday, 10/20/17 

no school (MEA Break) 





Monday, 10/23/17 
review day 
Corrected 11D HW
Review Notes

11A  11D Review Packet
(the key is on the back pages)

Tuesday, 10/24/17 
quiz day 
Quiz 11A  11D 
none 
Wednesday, 10/25/17 
I can calculate a ChiSquared Statistic for a sample of data by formula and by using technology 
11E.1 Notes
*Period 3 was interupted by a fire alarm, so that class will finish these notes on Thursday

11E.1 (p. 336337) #1bd, 2, 3abc 
Thursday, 10/26/17 
I can conduct a ChiSquare Test on categorical variables to determine whether they are independent 
Corrected 11E.1 HW
11E.1 Notes Day 2 Notes

none 
Friday, 10/27/17 
I can conduct a ChiSquare Test on categorical variables to determine whether they are independent 
11E.2 Notes
HW SelfAssessment for Assignments #6  10

WS 11E.2





Monday, 10/30/17 
review day 
Corrected WS 11E.2
Review Notes

Chapter 11 Review Packet

Tuesday, 10/31/17 
review day 
substitute day
Students have more worktime to complete the Chapter 11 Review Packet
Students also have the option of watching an episode of City In the Sky

study for the test 
Wednesday, 11/1/17 
test day 
Chapter 11 Test
**Note  the test will not include material from Sections 11E.3 or 11E.4
End of Quarter 1

none 
Thursday, 11/2/17 

no school
(Teacher Profession Development Day)


Friday, 11/3/17 

no school
(Teacher Grading Day)

