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4.MD.B.4

Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots. For example, from a line plot find and interpret the difference in length between the longest and shortest specimens in an insect collection.

Seashells & Benchmark Fractions, Measuring and Creating a Line Plot: Combining Science & Math

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Graphing and Data

Big Idea:Teams of students measure seashells in inches and practice identifying benchmark fractions in measurement. They create a line plot with this data and learn to analyze the data using the plot.

Line Plots

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Measurement and Data

Big Idea:Students can interpret data from a line plot.

Introduction to Line Plots: A New Way of Looking at Data

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Graphing and Data

Big Idea:Measuring crayons helps students create data to plot on a line plot and help them understand the meaning of benchmark fractions.

I Mustache You to Measure!

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Measurment

Big Idea:In this lesson, students create paper mustaches. Students then measure their mustache to the nearest millimeter and explore the relationship between millimeters and centimeters by reporting their measurement in fraction form. Students will then use their

Pencils, Bugs and Line Plots - Day 1

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Measurment

Big Idea:In this lessons, students create line plots after measuring objects to the nearest 1/8 of an inch.

Who needs a Shave? - Line Plots

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Measurment

Big Idea:In this lesson, students create line plots through a direct instruction approach and then answer questions using these line plots.

Searching for Seeds

3rd Grade Science

Â» Unit:

Plant Structures

Big Idea:How can you identify plant structures used to reproduce?

Measuring & Comparing the Lengths of Objects

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students will use a ruler to measure everyday objects. Then, they will compare the lengths of the objects by adding and subtracting.

Pencils, Bugs, and Line Plots! - Day 2

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Measurment

Big Idea:In this multi-day lesson, students work with partners to construct line plots.

Division: Getting Ready to Test

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Division Unit

Big Idea:Students complete differentiated worksheets that help them prepare for the upcoming division test.

Pencil Measurements

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students will measure various pencils to the nearest 1/4 inch, make a line plot, and solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions.

Reaction Time

5th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Measurement and Data

Big Idea:CCSS Measurement and Data: Represent and interpret data

Understanding Data!

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Do You Know Data?

Big Idea:Students will gear up to explore how to find the means, median, and modes to represent data.

Animal Speed and Data

4th Grade Science

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Life Science

Big Idea:In order to understand how scientists use data to make determinations, students need to practice with collecting it and turing it into a visual model that can be used to understand concepts. In this activity, students use animal speeds to create their grap

4.MD.B.4

Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots. For example, from a line plot find and interpret the difference in length between the longest and shortest specimens in an insect collection.