Marzano's cooperative learning-Fun With Firsties: sorting Probability cards according to likelihood

This probability game gets students to think about different possibilities and the likelihood of occurrence. Standard: Understand and apply basic concepts of probability // Develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data

Good idea to teach probability to the kids

9 ways to help students really *get* simple probability. Includes resources for hooks/anticipatory sets, practice, and enrichment. A mix of technology based resources, print and go materials, and a FREE game for the whole class.

I love having kids sort things; they discover examples and nonexamples. Not only do they work somewhat kinesthetically, they have to read the sentences (visual) and they usually read them out loud (audial).

Identifying outcomes using an M&M packetUsing everyday language such as will happen, wont happen or might outcomes as likely or unlikely and identify some events as certain or impossible graph contents of the packet and discuss.

These Math Posters provide an engaging visual for Probability Vocabulary. Title Page - can be used as a header Definition Page - What is Probability? Probability Scale/Chart - color coded Impossible Unlikely Even Chance Likely Certain