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Unit Plan: Math Alg 1 Statistics - Hate Crime Analysis

 
GRADE 9-12
SUBJECT Math
NUMBER OF LESSONS 4
UNIT SUMMARY
Students will explore the possible causes for the increase of hate crimes between 2000 and 2001 as well as compare the individual groups that were affected by September 11th using their own models. Students will analyze data related to Hate Crime Incidents in California based on bias motivation.
CALIFORNIA COMMON CORE STANDARDS ADDRESSED
S.ID.2 Use statistics appropriate to the shape of the data distribution to compare center (median, mean) and spread (interquartile range, standard deviation) of two or more different data sets
S.ID.3 Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers).
HIGH SCHOOL: STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
INTERPRETING CATEGORICAL AND QUANTITATIVE DATA
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.
HSS.ID.A.2
Use statistics appropriate to the shape of the data distribution to compare center (median, mean) and spread (interquartile range, standard deviation) of two or more different data sets
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.
HSS.ID.A.3
Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers).
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1. Students will compare hate crimes incidents based on race and religion between the two years.
2. Students will create their own data representation model to compare and contrast the spikes in hate crimes before and after September 11th.
3. Students will explore how hate crimes increased between the years 2000 and 2001.
ESSENTIAL LEARNING
1. Students will understand how to interpret data.
2. Students will make sense of data.
3. Students will make inferences about the causes for the trends or spikes in the data.
4. Students will compare and contrast two data sheets.
MATERIALS
1. “A Citizen Fights for His Civil Rights after 9/11” Article
2. Academic Vocabulary Graphic Organizer
3. “After Words: September 11, 2001” Poem
4. Chin Ileto Graphic Organizer
5. Culminating Task
6. Gallery Walk Handout
7. Hate Crimes Box and Whisker Plot Handout
8. Hate Crimes Data Analysis Compare and Contrast Form
9. Hate Crimes Data 2000. FBI Nationwide Data.
10. Hate Crimes Data 2001. FBI Nationwide Data.
11. Homework Assignment
12. “Joseph Ileto” Story
13. Scatter Plot and Linear Regression Handout
14. “Vincent Chin” Story
15. “Who Took the Rap? A Call for Action” Article
16. “Unit Plan Math Alg 1 Statistics - Hate Crime Analysis”

MATERIALS NOT INCLUDED - Chart Paper, Markers Poster, and Paper
VOCABULARY
Lower Quartile Median Outliers Upper Quartile
Maximum Minimum Range  

Curriculum Developers:
Lilia Leon, Crystal Villa
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