Middle school students have had many years of experience reading graphs and creating assigned graphs. But often they are not able to differentiate when to use the different types of graphs for the correct purposes. This lesson is designed to provide notes and examples for students to understand when to use the three most common graphs (line graph, bar graph, circle graph).
Included in this product:
* Full Lesson Plan
* Student note page
* Completed student note page
* Types of Graphs – Bakery – 2 page practice
* Types of Graphs – Bakery – Answer Key
* Types of Graphs – Amusement Park – 2 page assessment
* Types of Graphs – Amusement Park – Answer Key
* Power point – notes about purposes of graphs, practice questions
Common Core Standards:
RH.6-8.7 - Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
W.7.2.A - Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.