Ch 14: Data & Graphs

About This Chapter

Utilize the material in the Data and Graphs chapter to increase your 3rd - 5th grade students' knowledge of tables, schedules and line graphs. The chapter's video lessons provide techniques for reading and interpreting bar graphs and charts. The included chapter examination can help you to assess your students' progress.

Data and Graphs - Chapter Summary

With the help of the short video lessons in the Data and Graphs chapter, your 3rd - 5th grade students could learn the definitions of frequency charts, pictographs and tally charts as well as the processes required to create them. In addition to the fun lessons, the videos offer self-assessment quizzes to test your students' knowledge of data and graphs.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Reading and Interpreting Bar Graphs This lesson teaches students the rules for reading bar graphs.
Practice with Bar Graphs Students are given the chance to practice working with bar graphs.
Creating a Bar Graph After Gathering Data Throughout this lesson, instructors show students how to create and label the scales of bar graphs.
Reading and Interpreting Pictographs Students are taught how to read and understand pictographs.
Practice with Pictographs Instructors give students opportunities to practice pictographs and to ask questions.
Creating a Pictograph After Gathering Data In this lesson, teachers show students how a pictograph is created.
Reading and Interpreting Tally Charts Tally charts are defined as students learn the rules for interpretation.
Practice with Tally Charts Students can ask questions about tally charts and gain practice.
Creating Tally Charts After Gathering Data During this lesson, techniques for creating tally charts are provided.
Reading and Interpreting Stem-and-Leaf Plots Students define stem-and-leaf plots and discover how to interpret them.
Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables and Schedules This lesson shows students how to read data on tables and schedules.
Using Tables and Graphs in the Real World Instructors teach students how to use graphs and tables to showcase algebraic data.
Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs Students learn to define and interpret line graphs and line plots.
Reading and Interpreting Circle Graphs and Central Angles Throughout this lesson, students are taught how to define and measure central angles.
Creating Frequency Charts Students discover the rules for creating frequency charts.
What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition and Examples Teachers define and describe histograms for students.

13 Lessons in Chapter 14: Data & Graphs
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Reading & Interpreting Bar Graphs

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.

Practice with Bar Graphs

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.

Creating a Bar Graph After Gathering Data

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.

Practice with Pictographs

4. 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.

Creating a Pictograph After Gathering Data

5. 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.

Reading & Interpreting Tally Charts

6. 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.

Practice with Tally Charts

7. 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.

Creating Tally Charts After Gathering Data

8. 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.

Reading & Interpreting Stem-and-Leaf Plots

9. Reading & Interpreting Stem-and-Leaf Plots

Stem-and-leaf plots? No, we are not going to study plants. In this lesson, you will learn what a stem-and-leaf plot is, how to read one, and how to interpret it. You will become a pro in no time!

Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules

10. Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules

In math, when we have to deal with a lot of data, having a visual format to present all the data becomes very useful. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can take advantage of two of these visual formats.

Using Tables and Graphs in the Real World

11. Using Tables and Graphs in the Real World

We use tables and graphs in algebra as ways to visually show an equation or function. But do we really use these in the real world? Is it that important to learn about tables and graphs? Find out in this video lesson.

Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

12. Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

Watch this video lesson to find out how useful line graphs can be and how much information you can gain just from looking at one. Learn how you can apply that information in your own life to help you make better decisions.

What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

13. What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

Watch this video lesson to see how useful a histogram can be when you need to show a bunch of data in an easy to read format. Also, learn how you can easily gather the information you need from looking at a histogram.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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