Lesson Plan

Let's Play Ball

Students will have a ball with this data collection lesson plan where they learn about collecting and plotting data on a chart and line plot.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to collect data and plot fractions on a line plot.


(5 minutes)
Skiing Time AveragesCollecting Data Sets
  • Tell students that today they will be playing a game to learn a new math skill.
  • Tell them that they will use information from their game, or the game's data, to make a type of graph where the frequency of an item is recorded along a number line called a line plot.
  • Explain to students that they will be making a data chart, which is used to organize the data, and a line plot, which shows data on a number line to show frequency.

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Data 1

3 games
5 online exercises
5 printable worksheets
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third grade
Subject Math