Comparing Distributions – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on comparing distributions that looks at how to draw statistical comparisons between two sets of data. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To compare two distributions using appropriate statistical measures.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Comparing Distributions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Mini Plenary
  • Student Worksheet on Comparing Distributions
  • Cumulative Frequency, Box Plots & Histograms Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fifth lesson in the Cumulative Frequency, Box Plots & Histograms 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: