Lesson Plan

Let’s Talk About Data!

Extend your students' understanding of data by asking them to consider real-world problems about data collection and graphs.
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Learning Objectives

  • Children will solve word problems by collecting, graphing, and interpreting data.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
  • Draw a quick bar graph to show the following data about favorite sports:

  • Baseball: 5

  • Basketball: 8

  • Soccer: 3

  • Tennis: 4

  • Ask students to share what they notice about the bar graph.