Charts and Graphs
· To identify titles and labels for charts
· To read and analyze information from charts and graphs
· To construct charts and graphs
· To increase knowledge and problem solving skills
· To increase vocabulary and reading comprehension for the GED or other educational goals
· To complete a Graph and Chart activity
· To complete a Graph and Chart quiz
· To complete a practice Social Studies test
For an overview of different types of charts and how to read them, click here: http://cstl.syr.edu/fipse/TabBar/CONTENTS.HTM.
1. To learn how to make different types of graphs and maps, click here: http://www.dis.dpi.state.nd.us/ISC/classes/example/CM2/L2.html .
2. To practice making a graph, click here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/datapick.html.
Feedback and Review:
1. To practice reading charts, click here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise/maths/data/. Be sure to do the activity, factsheet, test, and worksheet.
2. For a look at examples of each type of chart and when to use it, click here: http://www.ais.msstate.edu/AEE/Tutorial/graphictypes.html.
3. To see how to analyze a chart, click below.
Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:
1. To create your own graph using government data, click here: http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/.
2. Review with quizzes on tables, bar graphs, column graphs, line graphs, and circle graphs, click below.
3. When you have completed all of the available instruction in the American History, World History, Geography, Economics, Civics and Government, and Charts and Graphs areas, you are ready to take the practice tests. For practice Social Studies tests, click here http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/pilotproject/socialstudies/practicesocialstudiestests.htm.