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Surf for More Math


Lesson 2: Making a Concrete Graph with Pictures

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about data relationships. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Sort and organize data using pictures as concrete objects.
Compare a given set of concrete graphs to determine the common attributes.
[C, PS, P, V]

Instructions for Use

I Am Special guides students through activities where data is organized in concrete picture graphs which are then used to answer questions about the data.

To use I Am Special, click on “Text Lesson” to read and follow the instructions for each step of the activity or click on “Audio Lesson” to hear the instructions for each step of the activity.

Use Graphs to Answer Questions This site allows students to interpret concrete picture graphs.

To use “Use the Graphs to Answer Questions”, read the question shown below the graph. Then click on the correct answer from the three choices shown.

Animal Farm Pictogram allows students to build up a simple pictograph on the screen.

Students choose the pictures they wish to use to represent the data, and set the scale.