Analyzing Graphs—Water Usage During a Typical Day at School

Connect your pupils to the problem by presenting a situation with which they can identify. Individuals analyze a graph of water use at a school by reasoning and making conclusions about the day. The lesson emphasizes units and labels of axis.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a collaborative activity
  • Obtain a copy of water data for your school and compare to the data in the example
Classroom Considerations

  • Level of independence is based on the amount of background knowledge
Pros

  • Well-presented lesson with guiding questions and all the components of a quality lesson
  • Data is presented in a graph to analyze and create reasonable conclusions
Cons

  • None