`Let's Make A GraphAudrey Laufman                 Walt Disney Magnet School                               4140 Marine Dr.                               Chicago IL 60613                               (312) 534 5840Objectives For Mini-teach:       This mini-teach is for kindergarten.     The learner will: participate in making a graph                       be able to make a simple bar graph                        predict and observe to see if prediction is verified                       review and demonstrate ability to sort by colorsMaterials needed:      One bar graph showing months      Twenty of the following: 5 x 7 cards, magnets, crayons, simple bar      graphs, zip lock bags, and M & M candies.Strategy For Mini-teach:    - Show bar graphs in magazines, observe if children know what a graph is       and what the highest bar means.    - Review months of the year.    - Pass out cards and crayons and have children make pictures of themselves      and write their names.    - The entire class participates in making the birthday graph. Class then          discusses what month has the most birthdays, has the least, and any month       that has the same number.    - Give our graph our name. Vote on it.    - Make a web. Ask children what else we can graph.    Follow Up Co-operative  Learning    - Separate class into four groups.    - Choosing from web, each group will make their own graph.    - Upon completion each group will present and explain their graph to the      classPerformance Assessment:   Learner will make his\her own graph using a bag of M+M's.   -Estimate how many M+M's in bag   -Open bag and count   -Sort M+M,s by color   -Make a graph   Ask learners what color has the most,least, same amount?   Teacher will walk around and observe learners application of above.   80% of group will be able to obtain information and graphReferences:   Kindergarten Everyday Mathematics, page 68   M+M's chocolate candies is a registered trademark of Mars, IncorporatedState Goal:   Use methods of data collection and analysis, including tables and charts.    Use mathematical skills to estimate, approximate and predict outcomes and to    judge reasonableness of results.`
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