1. Topic Of Lesson Plan-
2. Lesson Content-
Calculating r and interpreting its meaning.
3. Goals And Expectations-
1. Students will be able to calculate r
2. Students will be able to interpret r
3. Students will understand the possible reasons for a high r other than cause and effect.

4. Objectives-

1. Students calculate r correctly
2. Students explain the meaning of r and its limitations
3. Students apply r to independent research
5. Materials and Aids-
6. Methods Used and Procedures-

A. Introduction-

1. Review basic algebra regarding lines and slopes
2. Relate linear models to real life

B. Development-

1. Introduce formula for r
2. Give reasons for a high r
3. Give reasons for a low r
4. Stress that r is for linear models

C. Practice-

1. Students calculate r
2. Students answer basic questions about r

D. Independent Practice-

1. Students collect data and calculate r
2. Students interpret the results

E. Accommodations For Students-

1. Use of online r calculator
2. Simplified text

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Test
2. Exit slip
3. Project/Poster

G. Closure-

1. Review what r means
2. Connect r to linear models
7. Evaluation-
1. Tests
2. Projects
3. In class work with r
4. Student interpretations of r

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