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Monica Starks John Fiske School
6127 S. Ingleside
Chicago IL 60637
This mini-teach is for fourth grade.
The learner will: participate in making a graph
be able to make a simple graph
predict and observe
perform accurate measuring
Instruction and Table sheets
-Show examples of a bar graph to reinforce the concepts of a bar graph.
-Distribute tape measures, instruction and table sheets, then explain.
-Divide students into groups
-Instruct students to follow the directions on the instruction sheet.
-After measuring the arm span predict the person's height.
-As a homework assignment have students conduct this same activity on their
family members or friends.
-Students will randomly switch homework graphs with their classmates to be
read in class.
-Learner will be able to construct a graph of the girls and boys height and
arm span of the class.
-A table of the students' height and arm span will be distributed to each
-Each student will construct their own graph of the class..
Teacher will circulate and observe the learners application of the above.
Graph should be 85% correct.
A Quantitative Approach of Elementary Science, p. 11-14