This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 12, Unit 6, Grade 6. As a class, work through the examples one at a time. Examine the dot plot below. How many data values are represented on the dot plot above? There are data values on the dot plot. How many data values should be located above the median? How many below the median? Explain. There should be data values above the median and data values below the median because the median represents the middle value in a sorted data set.