Probability Lesson Plan
Probability Lesson Plan


Students learn what probability is by predicting the outcome of planned experiments, and playing racing games.

Standards (NCTM 3-5)

Data Analysis and Probability

Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them.

Understand and apply basic concepts of probability.

Student Prerequisites

Teacher Preparation

Teacher will need an opaque bag containing marbles of two different colors.

Students will need:

Lesson Outline

  1. Focus and Review
  1. Objectives
  1. Teacher Input
  1. Guided Practice
  1. Independent Practice
  1. Closure
Modifications and Extensions

This lesson can easily be modified to help meet the needs of more advanced students by: