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Collecting Data Through the Holidays

Resource ID#: 38659

Primary Type: Lesson Plan

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This lesson focuses on the use of tally tables, numerical tables, and bar graphs to collect data using holiday based questions. Students will find out who collected candy on Halloween, who ate corn on Thanksgiving, who left cookies for Santa on Christmas, etc. Teachers will make up their own questions in order to make the data collection relevant to their class.

General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 1
Intended Audience: Educators
Suggested Technology: Microsoft Office
Instructional Time: 4 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area: Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: tally marks, tally table, table, bar graph, data
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan
Resource Collection: CPALMS Lesson Plan Development Initiative

Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.1.MD.3.4: Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.