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- 3.MD.B.3Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.
- 3.MD.B.4Generate measurement data by measuring lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. Show the data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in appropriate units— whole numbers, halves, or quarters.

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## 3.MD.B.3

## Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.

37 Lesson(s)

### Initial Informal Assessments

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

### Foods Third Graders Like

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

### Amazing Animals - Categorizing and Compiling

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

Big Idea:

#### We are studying animals. Before we can begin, it's good to know what our starting point is, so in this activity students make a list of all the animals they can think of, which informs the teacher about background knowledge and interests.

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### Amazing Animals - Graphing and Asking Questions

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

### Places We Have Visited

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

### Wing Span

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:

#### Many students create bar graphs and can explain questions like "more than" and "less than", but are not accustomed to actually gathering the data and building the graph from the ground up. This engaging lesson requires students to do all of the above.

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### What is Happening to the Little Brown Bat?

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:

#### The students are working on a large project focused on helping save the Little Brown Bat, which will culminate in the building of bat houses for our community. This lesson pairs graphing skills with learning about White Nose Syndrome in bats.

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### Graphing our Favorite Ice Cream

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Surveys and Graphing

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Surveys and Graphing

### Graphing with M&M's

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Measurement and Data

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Measurement and Data

### A Weather Tale of Two Cities

3rd Grade Science »
Unit: Weather Data

3rd Grade Science »
Unit: Weather Data

### If Frogs Need Water, Why Do They Want to Live in the Desert?

3rd Grade Science »
Unit: Amazing Animals - Surviving a Changing Environment

3rd Grade Science »
Unit: Amazing Animals - Surviving a Changing Environment

### Our Favorite Places

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: 1st Week: Getting to Know Each Other Through Graphs

### Graphing Using a Frequency Table

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Surveys and Graphing

3rd Grade Math »
Unit: Surveys and Graphing

### Fair or Stormy? A barometer can help you forecast the weather

3rd Grade Science »
Unit: Weather Instruments

3rd Grade Science »
Unit: Weather Instruments

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