Choosing Averages – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on choosing averages that explores the contexts for which different measures of average are appropriate. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To recognise the advantages and disadvantages of different measures of average.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Choosing Averages’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Choosing Averages Introduction Activity
  • Student Worksheet on Choosing Averages
  • True or False Cards
  • Averages Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fifth lesson in the ‘The Averages’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: