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Graph My Design

Geometry meets data in this fun lesson! Students will build a design using pattern blocks and then graph the number of each shape used. This scaffolded EL lesson can be used alone or alongside **Graphing Colored Counters.**
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Graphing Colored Counters lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Graphing Colored Counters lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to represent and interpret data using a bar graph.

Language

Students will be able to describe the steps to show and interpret data on a bar graph, using visual and partner support.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Bar Graphs: Favorite ColorGraph My DesignVocabulary Cards: Graph My DesignGlossary: Graph My DesignTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives Reference
  • Project the Bar Graphs: Favorite Color worksheet, and tell students that today they will be collecting data, which is information that can be used to learn about something.
  • Write the question, "What is your favorite color?" on the board.
  • Review the choices on the worksheet, and have students turn a talk to a partner to answer the question using the sentence frame, "My favorite color is ________." If their favorite color is not included on the graph, instruct them to choose their favorite of the available choices.

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first grade
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