Bentley Elementary School
Project: Bar Graphs and Circle Graphs
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Bar Graphs & Circle Graphs

Students in Homeroom 201 recently completed Everyday Mathematics Lesson 5.9:  Bar and Circle Graphs.
 
Students learned about the important key features of bar and circle graphs.  


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Student goals of the lesson included:
1.  Define and use key vocabulary words [bar graph, circle (pie) graph].
2.  Compare and contrast features of graphs.
3.  Create a bar graph for a data set.


As an extension, students incorporated technology into their learning.  
1.  Students wrote a survey question with 3-5 possible choices.
2.  Students asked 10 or more people to answer their survey.
3.  Students recorded answers with a tally system and totaled up the votes.  
4.  Students went to the website,  MrNussbaum's Poll Genius, and entered their information/data and created instant bar and circle graphs.



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