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Jenny Kotlerman

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first day
Posted: Aug 27, 1996 4:32 PM
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Here is a first day activity that I heard from Ann Watkins.

Get a packet of m&m's for every student. Have them eat it keeping track of
how many brown candies there are. On a board number a line from zero to what
ever is necessary and have each kid come up and put a postit note above the
number that represents the number of brown candies in their packet. As the
kids stick the paper one on top of the other, they are creating a very nice,
normally distributed bar graph. You can then talk about the mean, median,
mode, range, etc,etc.

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