Are your students wannabe business managers? Do they love games? Have them manage Frankie's Arcade, and practice plotting, reading graphs, and engaging in data analysis!
This is a great supplement activity for the 6th grade statistics curriculum reviewing how to create and analyze frequency tables, dot plots, histograms, and bar graphs.
In this print-and-go activity, students complete four tasks to decide how to expand the arcade with new games, understand customer demographics and spend patterns, and select an optimal promotion schedule. It's a blast – and puts frequency tables, dot plots, histograms and bar graphs into real world context.
Your purchase includes a print-and-go PDF, with four tasks:
Task 1: Frequency Table of Game Popularity
Objective: Decide what games to purchase
Skills: Construct and analyze frequency tables
Task 2: Dot Plot of Ages of Customers
Objective: Understand customer demographics
Skills: Construct and analyze dot plots, distributions, measure of center (mean, median, mode, and range)
Task 3: Histogram of Money Spending Patterns
Objective: Understand typical customer spend during visits
Skills: Construct and analyze histograms
Task 4: Bar Graph for Scheduling Promotions
Objective: Decide the best days to run promotions
Skills: Construct and analyze bar graphs
All in all, it contains 10 pages:
1 scenario page
1 customer data page
4 task pages
4 answer key pages
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