About This Chapter
3rd Grade Math: Data and Graphs - Chapter Summary
Use the video lessons in this chapter to reinforce and clarify the mathematical graphing and data skills your 3rd grader has been learning in class. Simple and fun videos outline the components of bar graphs, pictographs and tally charts, in addition to teaching students how to create them and add data. You'll also find short, multiple-choice lesson quizzes useful for checking your 3rd grader's comprehension of these types of graphs, and the chapter exam can let you know how well they've retained the information.
- Reading, interpreting and practicing bar graphs
- Creating a bar graph using collected data
- Reading, interpreting and practicing pictographs
- Creating a pictograph using collected data
- Reading, interpreting and practicing tally charts
- Creating a tally chart using collected data
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with graphing data will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about working with charts and graphs.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding math problems that use graphs
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about data interpretation
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about charting data
- Students who struggle to understand their math teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra math resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover data and graphing topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about graphing.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands graphing data by completing the Data and Graphs for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Reading & Interpreting Bar Graphs
In this lesson, you will learn about the parts of a bar graph and what they mean. You will look at the title, labels, and bars of data, and then you can practice reading and interpreting a sample bar graph.
2. Practice with Bar Graphs
Bar graphs tell you how much you have of different things, but that's not all they can tell you! In this lesson, we'll practice reading and analyzing bar graphs, and we'll also learn how to use them to compare amounts.
3. Creating a Bar Graph After Gathering Data
This lesson will show you how to create a bar graph from data you have collected. You will choose what information to compare, draw and label the parts of the graph, and give it an informative title.
4. Reading & Interpreting Pictographs
Imagine reading chart after chart of the same dry information. Now imagine if that information could be presented with images and in only one chart. Much better, right? That's exactly what pictographs allow us to do.
5. Practice with Pictographs
In this lesson, learn how to collect information, and then use pictures to show your data and make decisions. You'll also learn how to read a pictograph's key.
6. Creating a Pictograph After Gathering Data
There are many ways to present data once it has been collected. One creative, fun and easy way is to use a pictograph. In this lesson, we will learn how to create pictographs.
7. Reading & Interpreting Tally Charts
This lesson explains how to read and interpret tally charts. It provides real-world examples of tally charts and discusses how and why we use them to make life easier.
8. Practice with Tally Charts
When you want to learn what a group of people likes or doesn't like, you can ask questions, just like a big company! While companies use surveys, you can use a tally chart, which you'll learn about in this lesson.
9. Creating Tally Charts After Gathering Data
A tally chart is used to show the number or amount for a category of things. It could be about favorite drinks, candy, sports, movies, or many other things! You can make a tally chart about almost anything. In this lesson, you'll learn how to use data to create a tally chart. Let's pretend you were making a fruit salad and each of your friends brought their favorite fruit. Using a tally chart would help you keep track of the amount of the fruit used in the fruit salad.
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Other chapters within the 3rd Grade Math: Practice & Review course
- 3rd Grade Math: Number Sense & Arithmetic
- 3rd Grade Math: Number Properties
- 3rd Grade Math: Solving Math Word Problems
- 3rd Grade Math: Estimation & Rounding
- 3rd Grade Math: Addition
- 3rd Grade Math: Subtraction
- 3rd Grade Math: Multiplication
- 3rd Grade Math: Multiples of Whole Numbers
- 3rd Grade Math: Multiplication Skills Practice
- 3rd Grade Math: Division
- 3rd Grade Math: Division Skills Practice
- 3rd Grade Math: Simplifying Whole Number Expressions
- 3rd Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
- 3rd Grade Math: Writing Algebraic Expressions
- 3rd Grade Math: Probability & Statistics
- 3rd Grade Math: Units of Measurement
- 3rd Grade Math: Introduction to Geometric Figures
- 3rd Grade Math: Angles
- 3rd Grade Math: Triangles
- 3rd Grade Math: Quadrilaterals
- 3rd Grade Math: Perimeter, Area & Volume
- 3rd Grade Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
- 3rd Grade Math: Fractions
- 3rd Grade Math: Decimals
- 3rd Grade Math: Money
- 3rd Grade Math: Time