Grade level: 3rd grade Reading Level: Beginner, On-Grade Level, Advanced
Subject: Mathematics and Literacy
Objective: The students will learn how to draw a bar graph and grid their findings
Primary Standards Addressed: MAFS.3.MD.2.3 – Draw a bar graph where each square represents one pinto bean plant. LAFS.3.RI.3.7 – Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text
Materials: Graph paper, Chart paper, Markers, lip-lock bags, pinto bean seeds, Magazine cut-outs of plants and seeds, glue, rulers, Sherra Edgar- Pictographs, Brian Knapp- Math Matters! Grids and Graphs, Betsy Franco – Zero is the Leaves on the Tree
Essential Question of the Day:
How can you tell that there was more growth from your seeds by looking at a bar graph?