Reflection: Collecting Data- Counting Pictures - Section 1: Problem of the Day


I use the Problem of the Day to review prior skills.  It is not where I teach new things (unless there is a teachable moment that occurs).  I am looking for the students to use what we have learned to solve the problems.  Even through we introduced graphing centers yesterday, we have not really learned about graphs yet, so I decided to focus on teen numbers which is where my students are still struggling.

  Why not a graphing question?
  Why not a graphing question?
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Collecting Data- Counting Pictures

Unit 6: Graphing and Measurement
Lesson 2 of 18

Objective: Students will be able to sort objects, record the data on a graph, and talk about their graph using the words more, less and equal.

Big Idea: By sorting objects and pictures and representing them on a graph, students learn to create an abstract representation of a collection of objects that can be used to answer quantitative and comparison questions about the collection.

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Math, Graphing, sorting, more, Less, shapes, length, weight, Literacy in Math
  55 minutes
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