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Surf for More Math


Lesson 5: Describing a Graph with Words and 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.


Organize and make a graph to display a given set of data.
Discuss data shown on a graph, and draw conclusions.
Describe and create an increasing pattern using manipulatives and diagrams.
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Instructions for Use

Use Graphs to Answer Questions This site allows students to interpret pictographs. Different symbols are used to represent the data.

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.

I Am Special guides students through activities where data is organized in picture graphs (pictograms) 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.