#### Lesson Plan

## Tables, Charts, and Graphs

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### Big Ideas

### Concepts

### Competencies

### Objectives

Students will learn about various types of data displays, including tally charts, tables, pictographs, bar graphs, and line graphs. Students will:

- display data in various data displays.
- transfer data presented in one display to another display.
- interpret data shown in various data displays.

### Essential Questions

- What does it mean to estimate or analyze numerical quantities?
- What makes a tool and/or strategy appropriate for a given task?
- How can data be organized and represented to provide insight into the relationship between quantities?
- How does the type of data influence the choice of display?
- How can probability and data analysis be used to make predictions?

### Vocabulary

**Line Plot:**A method of visually displaying a distribution of data values where each data value is shown as a dot or mark above a number line. Also known as a dot plot.**Pictograph:**A way of representing statistical data using symbols to match the frequencies of different kinds of data.**Tally Chart:**A way of representing statistical data using tallies to match the frequencies of different kinds of data.

### Duration

60–90 minutes

### Prerequisite Skills

### Materials

- graph paper for each student
- one display copy (or projection-ready copy) of the Full Ticket and Half Ticket (M-5-4-3_Full and Half Ticket.docx)
- Lesson 3 Exit Ticket (M-5-4-3_Lesson 3 Exit Ticket and KEY.docx)
- Lesson 3 Optional Writing Assignment (M-5-4-3_Lesson 3 Optional Writing Assignment.docx)

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- Create a Bar Graph

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/classic/bar.asp

- Make Your Own Pictograph

http://www.softschools.com/math/data_analysis/pictograph/make_your_own_pictograph/

- Making Line Graphs

http://www.basic-mathematics.com/making-line-graphs.html

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