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Using the State Curriculum: Mathematics, Grade PK

Algebra | Geometry | Measurement | Statistics | Probability | Number | Processes

Higher Order Thinking Skills: The higher order thinking skills shows examples of questions for this concept at various levels of cognitive demand.

Standard 4.0 Knowledge of Statistics

Topic A. Data Displays

Indicator 1. Explore and display data

Objective a. Explore data by answering a yes/no question


Ask the following questions to activate students' thinking about the data in a real graph or picture graph:

  • Which group has more? How do you know?
  • How many more students have _______ ? OR How many more people did not have _______ ?
  • Which group has less? How do you know?
  • What would happen if we asked how many students like pizza? Do you think the groups would look differently?

Resources for Objective 4.A.1.a:
Clarifications | Prerequisites | Lesson Seeds | THINKING SKILLS | Sample Assessments |