Line Plot Activities

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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Pages
60 pages
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Description

The activities in this pack were designed to offer extra practice with measuring while graphing data on a line plot. Your students will practice measuring to the nearest inch or centimeter, recording data, and then graphing data onto a line plot.

Each activity is engaging and offers hands-on practice. Use them used to supplement your current curriculum, or to introduce or review this skill with your students.

This following is included in this file:

*Line Plot mini poster

*Suggestions for Use

*Class Line Plot (includes options for measuring in inches or centimeters) - Make a class line plot; students will measure the line printed on their task card and then place an X on the line plot to match their data. A recording sheet is included.

*Measure It, Plot It (includes options for measuring in inches or centimeters) - This activity gives students practice with measuring and plotting data while working at an independent level. Students will measure the height of various animals and record their data on a line plot.

*What's in the Bag? (includes options for measuring in inches or centimeters) - Students work in small groups to measure a variety of objects that have been placed in a bag. You can task your students with measuring to the nearest inch or centimeter, or even have them make estimations before measuring. Simply choose the recording form that meets your needs. Students will use their measurement data to create a line plot. Finally, they will answer questions about their measurement data. A list of suggested items to measure is included.

*My Topiary Garden/My Forest Craftivities (includes options for measuring in inches or centimeters) - Students will make a topiary garden and/or forest scene, measure each topiary/tree, record the measurements in a table, and then plot their data on a line plot. You can task students with measuring to the nearest inch or centimeter and/or have them make estimations prior to measuring (simply choose the recording form that meets your needs). Finally, they will answer questions about their measurement data.

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Total Pages
60 pages
Answer Key
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to the nearest whole unit, or by making repeated measurements of the same object. Show the measurements by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units.

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