Instructional Activity# Example 2: What Is Probability?

Lesson 1. Unit 5. Grade 7 EngageNY

EngageNY10 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 1, Unit 5, Grade 7. Ask students how they would define the word probability, and then let them read the paragraph. After they have read the paragraph, draw the probability scale on the board. Consider using the bag of marbles example to emphasize the vocabulary. Present the following examples, and show how the scenario relates to the probability scale as shown on the next page.