Real Life Graphs Project

Students completed this in class graphing project as a review before our chapter test. I used this with my 6th graders, but it can easily be adapted up or down depending on the grade level you teach. Students had to find examples in magazines, newspapers or online of bar graphs, line graphs and circle graphs. They brought them in and glued each individual graph onto the graphic organizer.

They then had to work with a partner to write a few sentences describing the data that was displayed in the graph. Students also had to list the source of the graph. Students got to share their graphs with their cooperative learning groups.

*Edit: I accidently forgot to link to the PDF. It is set up correctly now!* 

Enjoy!
Kate

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8 responses to “Real Life Graphs Project

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  2. Love this idea! We have a new evaluation system in TN this year. We hear connect to Real Life Situation all the time! We don’t do our Data Anaylsis Unit unitl 4th nine weeks, but I will certainly use this idea! Thank you so much for posting your ideas!

  3. Love your Real Life Graphs! I will have to use this! Thanks for commenting on my blog as well.

  4. Great idea! I am coming into graphing in the next couple of weeks, and this will work out perfectly 🙂

    ~Stephanie
    Teaching in Room 6

  5. 4th grade teacher

    Love this. I am going to tweak for fourth grade!!

  6. loved your idea, infact we gave this project to grade 10 in an elaborate manner and instead used city maps for scaling .
    Monika

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