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This real world bar graph lesson uses an easy bar graph generating website
Math, Social Studies
Title – Real World Graphs
By – April Phillips
Primary Subject – Math
Secondary Subjects – Social Studies
Grade Level – 2
Concept / Topic To Teach:
- Interpreting Bar Graphs
- SC Standards:
- 2-1.1 Apply substantive mathematical problem-solving strategies.
- 2-1.2 Generate conjectures and exchange mathematical ideas.
- 2-1.3 Explain and justify answers to simple problems.
- 2-1.5 Generalize mathematical concepts.
- 2-1.6 Use a variety of forms of mathematical communication.
- 2-1.7 Generalize connections among mathematics, the environment, and other subjects.
- 2-1.8 Use multiple informal representations to convey mathematical ideas.
- 2-6.1 Create survey questions to collect data.
- 2-6.2 Organize data in charts, pictographs, and tables.
- 2-6.3 Infer trends in a data set as increasing, decreasing, or random.
- 2-6.4 Predict on the basis of data whether events are more likely or less likely to occur.
- Use bar graphs and tables in real-life settings.
- Use bar graphs and tables to solve problems.
- Interpret graphs and tables.
- Compare and contrast graphs and tables.
- Identify the usefulness of graphs and tables in the real world.
- Make predictions about the future based on trends within a graph.
- Promethean Board (PB)
- internet connection
- teacher-made worksheets
- The students should have worked with tally and number tables already.
Anticipatory Set (Lead-In):
- Display a number table on the PB. Make sure it has a good many categories so that it takes children a while to take in all the information.
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