Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

Grade Level: 4,5,6

Subject: Math: Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

Duration: 75 minutes

DOK Level: 1

SAMR Level: Substitution

Indiana Standard:

6.DS.4: Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context in multiple ways, such as: report the number of observations; describe the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement; determine quantitative measures of center (mean and/or median) and spread (range and interquartile range), as well as describe any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered; and relate the choice of measures of center and spread to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.


1. Students will know the definitions for mean, median, mode, and range.

2. Given a data set, students will be able to find the mean, median, mode, and range.

Procedure: The teacher will deliver the Google document titled Mean, Median, Mode, and Range to the students. The students will…

  1. Watch a video.
  2. Copy notes from the document. Notes consist of definitions of each term and examples.
  3. Master the three given IXL standards or spend a total of 45 minutes trying to do so.

Product or Assessment: a page of notes in spiral notebook and IXL work

Accommodations: Some students may need the use of a calculator.

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