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Yolanda F. Smith Douglass Math and Science Academy
543 N. Waller
Chicago IL 60644
*This lesson is designed for grade levels 3-5.
Students will be able to understand how to graph information.
Students will be able to graph a running exercise.
Students will be able to identify the horizontal axis and vertical axis.
Students will be able to compile information to make a graph.
Poster Boards Markers
Stop Watches Jogging Wear
This lesson is designed for 2 or more groups. Students will go outside or in the
hallway. Students will list activities in three categories: running, walking,
and jogging. Students will use stop watches to time each other. After children
have recorded data, have them graph each time on poster boards.
-Have children measure a distance of 100ft.
-Pick a data recorder out of the group.
-Pick a time keeper out of the group.
*Optional: (Have prize for the winner in each category.)
Teacher observation and completion of the graph on the poster board. Each group
should be able to read and understand another group's graph.