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Graphing A Survey


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Graphing A Survey

  1. 1. Graphing a Survey (For a Newspaper Article) Mary Ellen Tomassi Tools and Concepts for Data Analysis Excel Midterm [email_address]
  2. 2. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Students will formulate survey questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will collect and record data on the survey. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will create a spreadsheet of the survey data collected using MS EXCEL. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will create a graph based on the data collected using MS EXCEL graphs. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will draw conclusions on the data collected. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will write news articles for publication. </li></ul>
  3. 3. TIMELINE <ul><li>The activities will take place in the Jr./Sr. High School over a one week time period during Journalism class. </li></ul><ul><li>This lesson consists of three phases. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ACTIVITIES <ul><li>Topic: Politics and Government </li></ul><ul><li>THESIS: How well do we know who our legislative leaders are? </li></ul><ul><li>Four simple and basic questions about the executive and legislative branches of the US government. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Spreadsheets and Formulas
  6. 6. Charts and Graphs
  7. 7. Graphs
  8. 8. ANALYSIS <ul><li>Questions go up Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Literal information is reported </li></ul><ul><li>Inferences are made </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking takes place </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Conclusions are made </li></ul>
  10. 10. WORKS REFERRED TO <ul><li>Weixel, Suzanne, Jennifer Fulton, Faithe Wempen, and Sue Plumley, Learning Microsoft Office XP, DDC Publishing, New York. PP 173-290. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>