Lesson 5 Sam and the newspaper
|Piagetian Level||Learners Thinking and abstract of the activity|
|Relating modes and
spreads to hypotheses
about their meaning in
|Mode and spread are
the variables to look for.
|‘I think newspapers make it easy to read; we ought to take a book we find
hard and test that’
|'Hypothesis' bigger sample is fairer comparison.||
'So maybe word length doesn't measure how hard a text is'
|Is the sample representative?
Sample size may affect findings
|'We were right in thinking that a bigger sample would give us a truer picture'
'Now with the bigger sample we can see that word lengths are the same'
|"five is the most common- the mode"|
Sam's story and newspaper
Considering the sample size
Comparison of samples