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Literacy Assignment 6: Movie Rating and Profit

Data source: Book


To think creatively and critically about data visualization decisions and motivation. Additionally, to use visualizations and data to spark further research and questions.


1 one-page PDF (no MSWORD, please!) writeup that responds to the questions below.

Grading standards:

Your PDF will be graded on the following:

  • 100% Successfully turned in a PDF with reasonable answers. Help us know that you're thinking critically about the data!

Assignment Description:

For this assignment, you will need to analyze the following graph and respond to the questions/prompts below. Please submit your responses as a one-page PDF via LearningSuite.

You must respond to the following questions.

These graphics were created using data from IMDB and Wikipedia.

  • What do you first notice about the relationship between these graphs?
  • What information in them is most interesting to you, and why?
  • What do they say about the trend in rating and profit for Ice Age movies?(Use the graph, not conjecture!)
  • Think about your response to the last question. What decisions did the author make that influenced your response?
  • What intrigues you most after studying this graph?
  • List three (3) additional research questions you could pursue with the data used to make this graph.
cs180_dla6.txt · Last modified: 2021/01/27 11:17 by carr