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McDougal Littell Algebra 1: Box-and-Whisker Plots

Published on 01/18/2009

Activity Overview

This Graphing Calculator activity is from McDougal-Littell Algebra 1, Lesson 6.7: Box-and-Whisker Plots. Students will make a box-and-whisker plot and list the first, second, and third quartiles.

Before the Activity

Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Make a box-and-whisker plot
  • List the first, second, and third quartiles


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.