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Catalyst. Come in quietly and get started on the catalyst Describe why this course is trying to prepare us for. Describe why this course is important to you. HW: Come up with three questions that can be answered using one of each type of graph. Tickets.

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Catalyst

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### Catalyst

Come in quietly and get started on the catalyst

• Describe why this course is trying to prepare us for.

• Describe why this course is important to you.

HW: Come up with three questions

that can be answered using one of each type of graph

### Tickets

• Tomorrow we will exchange the tickets for snacks

### Procedure Review

• Before entering class

• No hood, ipods, food/beverage

• Entering the classroom

• Get the paper(s)

• Go immediately to your assigned desk

• Start on the catalyst

### Agenda

SWBAT select the appropriate graph

• Catalyst

• Pick the best type

• Notes/Discussion

• Graphing

• Exit Ticket

### Graphs try to convey a message

• What are the following graph trying to tell us?

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### Graphs

• Different graphs are used for different reasons!!!!!!!!!!!

## Three types of Graphs

Pie Graphs

Bar Graphs

Line Graph

### Procedure Alter – Getting into groups

• Move Desk to form a group

• Move ALL DESK even if your group is missing people

• There should be space between your group and the next one

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Teacher’s Desk

Door

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Teacher’s Desk

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5th period

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Teacher’s Desk

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### Procedure Alter – Working in Groups

• Work on the same problem as people in your group.

• You either help someone out or

**If you copy someone else’s work, BOTH papers will be taken up!!!

### Explore Activities

• Think, do the best that you can!!

• Make sure that you give specific answers

• AVOID

• “I just know” or I.D.K.

• “It looks BETTER”

• DISCUSS, DISCUSS, DISCUSS!!!

### Expectations

• Complete thoughts require COMPLETE SENTENCES

### Assignment

• Choose which graphs best shows the data.

• In your own words determine when it would be best to use the particular type of graph

### Notes - Expectations

• During the notes

• You must raise your hand to talk

• Start getting the notes right when the come up on the board

### Notes

• Keypoint #1 – Three different types of graphs – pie graph, line graph, bar graph – have different uses

### Bar Graph vs Line Graph

• Bar Graph – graph used for comparing distinct groups

• Example – which level of education will get you more money

Different Groups

### Line Graph

• Line Graph – graph used for a continuous range (no gaps)

• Best for time!!!

• Ex. Change in stock market over time

### Check for Understanding

Line or Bar Graph?

• Comparing the graduation rate of West Bank high schools

Groups - so Bar Graph

### Check for Understanding

Line or Bar Graph?

• Looking at how the stock market increased or decreased during the day

Over Time - so Line Graph

### Check for Understanding

Line or Bar Graph?

• Looking at how attendance increased or decreased during the school year

Over Time - so Line Graph

### Check for Understanding

Line or Bar Graph?

• Comparing the graduation rates between different states

Groups - so Bar Graph

### Check for Understanding

Line or Bar Graph?

• Comparing the offensive yards between different football games

Groups - so Bar Graph

### Check for Understanding

Line or Bar Graph?

• Looking how speed changed during a car trip

Over Time - so Line Graph

### Pie Graph

• Pie graphs - are best used for showing percentages of a whole

• Example – the different parts of a budget

### Independent Assignment

• Expectations

• Work individually

• Do not discuss answers with other people

• If you have question, raise your hand!

### Assignment

• Identify the type of graph for each of the following sets of data.

• Sketch the graph

### Assignment

• 1) Percentage of people making above \$500/week

• Doctoral degree – 40%

• College Degree - 45 %

• High school degree – 15%

• 2) Weekly Average income for

• Doctoral degree - \$1500

• College degree - \$1000

• High School degree - \$600

• 3) Years in college school and income

• 0 years - \$600

• 4 years - \$1000

• 8 years - \$1500

### Exit Ticket

• Expectations

1) Clear off notes and papers

2) Answer the questions the best that you can

you will get credit even if you are wrong!!!!

3) No talking (or you will lose credit)

(fill in answers and lose credit)

### Exit Ticket

• What graph would be best for this data?

• Showing how graduation rates increased over time

• Showing what percentage of seniors graduate on time

• Comparing the graduation rates of West Bank High Schools

Bonus *What is one (\$)big reason that you want to graduate from high school?

### Answer ONE of the following question the best you can

• Why do people have to die? Why don’t we live forever?

• What separates human from animals? Be specific and answer it from a scientist’s prospective.

• Why do polar bears and people living in southern Louisiana have to fear the increased usage of energy in Asia?

Write in complete sentences!

Don’t talk during the Catalyst!