Kindergarten: Demonstrating Literacy and Mathematics Behaviour

Collect, organize, display, and interpret data to solve problems and to communicate information, and explore the concept of probability in everyday contexts (#19).

Context

Students begin by sitting on the carpet in a circle. Students will move to tables to work on their graph package.

Go through and explain each graph (Appendix A). Remind students of the different components of a graph and how it should be filled out.

It is important to emphasize that, for clarity, students must only fill in one box per unit so that it does not confuse the reader. For example: if there are two eggs in the birdâ€™s nest, students should shade in precisely two boxes.

When students finish filling in the graphs, they can practice reading the graphs with a partner or add in the numbers along the side of the graph.

Look Fors

Can children represent the information on to a graph?

Are children able to read their graph and interpret the information on another studentsâ€™ graph?

Related Lessons

A sensory experience that leads students through an introduction on graphs.

A hands-on activity that sees students discover each person’s name is a puzzle.