This math activity can be used as a stand-alone assignment or included in a thematic unit study on Tropical Rainforests.
The download contains three worksheets:
1) A prepared chart for students to add precipitation data (rounded to the nearest 1⁄2 inch) for their home state. This information can be provided by the teacher/parent or students can look it up themselves at weatherbase.com. The data for Costa Rica is provided for you.
2) A line graph to plot the data points for the students’ home state. Data points for Costa Rica are already provided in the graph for students.
3) Questions to answer based on the completed line graph with answer key.
Although this activity addresses the Measurement and Data Common Core Standard for Grade 4, it can easily be a preview for Grade 3, and a review for Grade 5. CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.B.4