Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Vocabulary Instruction

Use CONNECTIONS when teaching vocabulary!

4th Grade Math Term: Mode

Mode --- Commode
A mode is like a commode …

Mrs. Connie Rikard once told her students that the COMMODE is often the most used item in house. There may be one, more than one or no mode in the house. In that case, let’s hope there’s an outhouse.

Mode (feature of a data set): the number that appears the most frequently in a set of numbers. There may be one, more than one, or no mode.

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