Teach range median and mode with free activities and resources. Here are 22 free range, median and mode materials created by teachers! These resources cover games, lesson plans, videos and printables.
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Median, Mode and Mean Games
1. Mean, Median, Range, Mode Cootie Catcher – These photos and lesson ideas make me think of a variety of math skills that we can use cootie catchers to practice or review. These could also be taped into a math notebook after a lesson as a reminder and foldable.
3. Mean, Median, Mode, Range QR Code Activity – A self checking activity for third through fifth graders to use number cards as manipulatives to order the numbers before finding the mean, median mode and range.
4. Median Easter Eggs – Use Easter eggs to hold small slips of paper with number lists to work on finding the median.
6. Mean-Median Match Up Game – Play independently or with a partner, but players roll a die to create a number set.
7. Mean, Median, Mode and Range Spinner Game – Use a number cards to create a data set and a spinner to decide which measure to find.
Lesson Plan Ideas to Teach 3M+R
8. Mean Median Mode – Introductory Lesson With Pennies – Introduce the concepts of mean median and mode with fourth or fifth graders using pennies.
9. Mean Median Mode 3M Olympics Activity – Use the Olympics rings to help students connect a fun, ACTIVE lesson and see what the real world applications are for working with data sets.
10. Fortune Cookie Lucky Numbers Activity – Break into the fortune cookies and use the lucky numbers to create a data set – how fun and yummy.
11. Data Landmarks with Candy Necklaces – A hands-on math review packet of data landmarks (mean, median, maximum, minimum, mode, range) using candy necklaces! Kids love it! There are definition posters for each of the data landmark terms.
12. Oreo Towers Class Data – Create towers with Oreo cookies and use the data as a class to sort out the entire event.
13. Printable Anchor Charts, Center Activity and Exit Slips – An entire set of printables to get you up and running with anchor charts, a center activity and slips for students to show their takeaway from the activity.
14. Range Median Mode Song for Kids – A song sung by second graders to a catchy and familiar tune. Easy to remember!
16. Mean Median Mode & Range Rap Song – Learning how to complete finding each of the central tendencies put to a beat.
Teacher Created Range Median Mode
19. Vocabulary Flash Cards – Send home these vocabulary flashcards for review or use in a center activity.
20. Hey Diddle Diddle Pink Poem – The all popular “Hey Diddle Diddle” poem to help describe 3M+R on a fun and colorful, free printable.
21. Minimum Maximum Posters – Personalize the concepts of minimum and maximum with Minnie and Max and these free posters.
22. Mean, Median, Mode Range Classroom Reference Posters – Printable reference posters that define and give examples of each.
23. Range Mode Mean Median Anchor Chart – Create a class chart based on what your students need work on the most using this anchor chart as an example.
24. Retro Example Posters – Four posters with definitions and simple examples that have a retro-color theme.
What a creative set of resources to teach median, mode and range! I hope you found these videos, printables and lesson plans helpful.
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