Lesson Plan

Let's Interpret the Line Plot

Support your students as they build a foundation in data analysis! Use this as an independent lesson or alongside the lesson entitled *What is it Telling me? Creating and Interpreting Line Plots.*
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the What is it Telling Me? Creating and Interpreting Line Plots lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the What is it Telling Me? Creating and Interpreting Line Plots lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to create and interpret line plots.

Language

Students will be able to interpret line plots and create questions about them using sentence starters and graphic organizers.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
Word Problems: Interpreting Line PlotsTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceCreating Problem Questions for Line PlotsWrite Problem Questions for Line PlotsVocabulary Cards: Let's Interpret the Line PlotGlossary: Let's Interpret the Line Plot
  • Read aloud the student-facing content and language objectives for this lesson.
  • Briefly define any unknown terms in the objectives and emphasize that today the students will play the role of the teacher as they create questions to go along with information in a line plot. Display a line plot to give students a visual of the term.