Mean Absolute Deviation (MAD) can turn even the biggest math lovers into frustrated students without guidance. This topic is relatively new to the 6th Grade curriculum, so it can seem really daunting to teach as well! This free download gives step by step instructions (with examples) to make this math concept easier for you and your students!
Use this worksheet as a guide to help students solve Mean Absolute Deviation Problems. I placed the worksheet into plastic slip covers and allowed my students to write on the document using dry erase markers. My students found this tool to be very resourceful! This worksheet allows your students to find the MAD effortlessly...( almost ;) )
No prep! Introduce Mean Absolute Deviation to students with this worksheet. The problems are deliberately easy to work with and the organizer is excellent for helping students work through the steps of finding Mean Absolute Deviation. Aligned to 6.SP.5c, but great for 7th and 8th grade review, too.
Oreo Stacking Contest for Mean, Median, Mode Lesson!
Mean, Median, Mode, Range activity with Skittles! This activity is great fun because they collect their own data, then collect their partner's data, combine group data, and do it all again. In other words, they are doing A LOT of mean, median, mode, and range practice with this activity! They enjoyed using their mini anchor charts as cheat sheets while they worked, too.