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```					                           MEP Jamaica: STRAND F       UNIT 16 Data Presentation: Lesson Plans

STRAND F: STATISTICS
UNIT 16 Data Presentation                                                Lesson 16.2            Line Graphs

CSEC Objective: illustrating numerical data with a line graph

Lessons Aims:          After this lesson, the student should be able to:
 construct and use line graphs to illustrate data.

Prerequisite Knowledge: Basic knowledge of graphs needed

Key Vocabulary:               line graph
trends in data

Challenges:                   This is a straightforward lesson for all students.

Teaching Notes:              Ensure that students recognise when to use line graph; that is, for numerical
data, particularly when the data has a trend over time.

PowerPoints:                  16.2

Lesson Plan:                  Review homework
Introduction to line graphs            DS 16.2 or ST 16.2, WE1
Exercises (interactively with class)                  ST 16.2, Q1
Exercises                                     ST 16.2, Q2 or Q3
Exercises                                             ST 16.2, Q4
Activity (interactively with class)                  Activity 16.1
Closing activity                                        ST 16.2, Q6
Homework                                     ST 16.2, Q5 and RT, Q4

Relevant CSEC Questions:                                                                             RT Q4

Glossary of terms:            Line graphs – used to illustrate trends in data.
For example, to illustrate the numbers of cars sold per year:

8
7
No. of cars sold 6
Line graph          (1000s)
5
4
3
2
1
0
2004   2005   2006    2007   2008
Ye ar

 CIMT and e-Learning Jamaica

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