Graph Reading Teacher Resources
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Graphs - Reading Picture Graphs
Third graders examine three different pictographs and answer the questions that accompany each. One is about animals at the zoo, one is about stamp collections, and one is about types of fruit. Each symbol represents a different number in each of the three graphs, so your learners are getting great practice here!
Depleted Uranium and the Brain
Using an article about the toxicity of uranium exposure, learners discuss how the precautionary principle relates to epidemiologic studies. They analyze exposure data displayed in graphs and write descriptions of the results. You will need to track the article down online since the link does not take you to it.
9th - 12th Science
New Review A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the story by completing some or all of the related activities included here.
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Leveled Vocabulary for And Then There Were None
Chaotic, perjury, tenacious, vague, predatory, idiosyncrasy. Using Marzano and Brown’s six steps of direct instruction for vocabulary (choose, restate, illustrate, use, discuss, play) readers of And Then There Were None engage in a series of activities to determine and clarify the meaning of level one, two, and three vocabulary drawn from Agatha Christie's best-selling mystery.
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Tables and Graphs
Help pupils read graphs and tables with these examples and data comprehension questions. First they examine a bar graph to answer five analysis prompts. Note this graph doesn't have a label along the y-axis, so you may want to do this together as a class to complete it.
2nd - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
Reading Bar Graphs #2
Raise the bar in your third grade class with this instructional activity on bar graphs. Youngsters view three graphs representing three different sets of data, and answer questions based on what they analyze. The first set is completed as an example.
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
What's Your Favorite Fruit?
A sweet activity to challenge your first graders! The picture graph displays a class's favorite fruits. Young learners solve various problems with the data, including counting the amounts of each kind of fruit, and interpreting which fruit was chosen the most (and the least).
1st - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
Natural Disasters: From Destruction to Recovery
What are the major economic implications, both good and bad, of natural disasters? Discover the effect that natural disasters can have on labor market conditions, capital, household incomes, and opportunities for reconstruction in local economies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Warming and Cooling
Is it too hot to go hiking? This task asks learners to refer to a graph that shows temperature as a function of time and answer five questions about the scenario depicted by the graph. The exercise could be used for instruction to help build skills in reading and interpreting information from a graph, or it could be used as an assessment item to evaluate the level of mastery of those skills.
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Encourage kids to read line graphs with confidence using these examples and accompanying comprehension questions. Learners examine two graphs and answer four questions about each. This is definitely intended for beginners to this type of graph, and there is a fully completed example to get them started.
4th - 5th Math
Bar Graphs and Pictographs
How are bar graphs and pictographs different? As you begin this concept, use these simple graphs to help get learners started with data analysis styles. There is one bar graph and one pictograph, each accompanied by four or five comprehension questions (nine in total).
2nd - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Grade 1 Worktext
Use graphing, counting, and number lines to help first graders learn about addition and subtraction. An array of worksheets and activities are an excellent resource for your math lesson, whether you are focusing on counting skills or more advanced critical thinking skills.
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Big Dam Construction in India
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class on human interactions and their impact on the environment.
9th - 12th Science
Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part lesson is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
10th - 12th Math