Graph Reading Teacher Resources
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Bar Graphs - Math Help
Bar graphs can help learners answer questions, such as the difference between speed limits. Using the data collected and displayed on a bar graph, the tutor reads the given speed limits to pull data, subtract, and find the difference. This would be a great link to send home with children needing extra math support.
1 min 7th - 9th Math
Line Graphs - Math Help
Learners won't have a hard time reading the data on a line graph after viewing this comprehensive video clip. The tutor speaks slowly and clearly so that learners will be able to follow along as she answers a two-part question with data found on the graph.
2 mins 7th - 9th Math
Using Graphical Displays to Depict Health Trends in America's Youth
Identify the different types of graphs and when they are used. Learners will research a specific health issue facing teens today. They then develop a survey, collect and analyze data and present their findings in class. This is a lesson on mathematical techniques, but a collaboration with another subject area teacher would be useful to the students.
5th - 6th Math
Explore politics by analyzing the voting process. Pupils discuss the purpose of casting votes in an election, then examine graphs based on the data from a previously held election's turnout. The lesson concludes as they answer study questions about the graphs and voting.
5th - 6th Math
Problem-Solving Applications: Use Functions and Graphs
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine a graph that compares water temperature during 10 minutes of heating. They use the information from the graph to solve two word problems and then write an explanation of how they solved the problem.
4th - 8th Math
Five Colors Bar Graph-Make a Bar Graph
Two worksheets are provided here that contain the same information but ask different questions. The first worksheet has the learner draw the graph themselves before answering the questions that follow, and the second worksheet has the graph provided and asks a different set of questions.
3rd - 5th Math
Particles: Size Makes All the Difference
High schoolers plot particle sizes of common airborne materials on a log scale. They read an article on particle size and its relationship to the ability to pass through the lungs, into the bloodstream, and eventually into the cells of the body.
9th - 12th Science