Getting familiar with frequency plot types

Slide presentation showing how to construct a dot plot.


  • 6, 7, 8, 9+


  • Social Science


  • Energy

Statistical Concepts: 

  • Group comparison, Variability


  • Comparing groups, Describing variability, graphing data

Graph Types: 

  • Box plot, Dot plot, Frequency plot, Histogram


Analyzing and interpreting data
Scale, proportion, and quantity
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.
Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.
Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms, and box plots.
Using mathematics and computational thinking
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information