Lesson Plan

Moira's Birthday: Graphing

In this lesson, your students will collect and use real data to create a simple bar graph. They will read a story and visually represent data before finding information on their own.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to create a graph using real data.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Tell the students to sit on the floor when the month of their birthday is called.
  • Call out or hold up flashcards of the months of the year.
  • When they are all sitting down, show the students the book and ask your students to predict what is going to happen in the story.