Shapes of Data Distribution Guided Notes & Practice BUNDLE | Data & Statistics

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This shape of the data distribution bundle includes 2 products to practice identifying symmetrical, left skewed, right skewed, and uniform distribution. The first product is a 10-pages Guided Notes Lesson while the second product is a Math Mystery Activity with a video hook. The guided notes relates appropriate measures of center to the shape of data distribution. It is great for use as introductory lesson, sub plan, review lesson, or independent practice.

Why you'll love this

Standards covered:

  • 6.SP.B.5d Relating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

What's included?

1. Product #1 (PRINT Guided Notes on Shapes of Distribution, 10 pages)

✅Guided notes (2 pages)

  • Four shapes of distributions: symmetrical, uniform, positively skewed, negatively skewed (in dot plots and histograms)

  • Measures of center: mean versus median and when it is appropriate to use mean or median

✅ Maze (1 page)

✅ Doodle math, a twist on color-by-number (1 page)

✅ Real-life application (1 page)

✅ Answer key (5 pages)

2. Product #2 (Math Mystery Activity, ): Shapes of Distribution to Discover the Lost Treasure:

✅ Video #1: Introduction of Mission

✅ Video #2: Answer Reveal

✅ Post video discussion (1 page)

✅ Instruction Sheet (1 page)

✅ Message + Problem Sheets (5 pages)

✅ Answer Key (5 pages)

✅ Bonus notes (2 pages)

Great for…

⭐ Review Lessons

⭐ Emergency Sub Plans

⭐ Homeschool Activities

⭐ Homework & Independent Practice

⭐ Learning Centers & After School Math Programs


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