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Graphs & Charts – Teacher Resources

Use these printables and lesson plans to teach students how to read and create various types of graphs and charts. Included are holiday-themed activities, blank graphic organizers, graph paper, game boards, cross-curricular lessons that integrate graphs and charts into reading, social studies, and science classes, and many more activities to keep your students interested and engaged in math class.

Printables for Grades K-2

Blank 100 Grid
Square-Inch Grid
Weather Graph
Centimeter Graph Paper
Plant Graph
Chart, Three-Column
Line Graph Blank
More Popular Graphs & Charts Printables, K-2

Printables for Grades 3-5

Table of Measures
Family Tree: Student Planning Page
Math Warm-Up 246 for Gr. 5 & 6: Algebra, Patterns & Functions
Bar Graph and Word Problems
Compute Your Grades with Excel
2-cm Square Grid (BLM 7)
1-cm Square Grid (BLM 8)
More Popular Graphs & Charts Printables, 3-5

Printables for Grades 6-8

How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
Charts and Graphs: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
The Middle Ages: Medieval Towns Activity Packet
Graphing: X and Y Axis
Picture Graph Blank
Rectangular Prism Model
Baseball Fun
More Popular Graphs & Charts Printables, 6-8

Graphic Organizers

Homework Checklist
Blank Bar Graph, Version 1
KWL Chart (Version 3)
9-Digit Place-Value Charts
Tally Chart
Blank Pictographs
Triple Venn Diagram
More Popular Graphs & Charts Graphic Organizers

Lesson Plans

Explaining How to Make a Bar Graph
Graphing Pitch
M&M Math
Star Magnitude Graphing
Country of Origin Comparison
Bringing the Solar System Down to Earth
Winter Word Problems
More Graphs & Charts Lesson Plans

Holiday Graphs & Charts Activities

Popular Math Activities for Earth Science
Becca Bunny's Color Graph
A Pet for Thanksgiving
The Measurement Elf
Famous African-Americans: Using a Grid
Mrs. Claus Helps Santa Get Ready
Your Favorite Foods at Thanksgiving
Graphing Turkey Consumption
A Tisket, A Tasket
Canadian Navy
Easter Bulletin Board Idea: Graphs

Art & Music Activities

My Daily Timeline
What is a Tuatara?

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Graphic Organizers
Four Column Chart
KWL Charts
Chart, Two-Column
Author Survey
Library Survey
Decision Making Chart
What Are Tissues?
Frozen Yogurt Pie Graph
What Is Air?
Double Venn Diagram, Version 2

Science Resources

Popular Graphing Resources for Science Class
Creating Line Graphs
Creating Circle Graphs
Neighborhood Pets
Math in Science: Solving Word Problems
Math in Science: Sound-Level Graph
Science Skill: Using Charts and Graphs
More Popular Graphing Resources for Science Class

Social Studies Resources

Career Survey
Bar Graph
Family Tree Organization Chart with PowerPoint
Popular Graphing Activities for Social Studies Class
How Large Is Your Family?
Population of the United States by Sex and Race, 1970 - 2004
High School and College Graduates
More Popular Graphing Resources for Social Studies Class

More Mathematics Resources

Math Teacher Resources
Money – Resources for Teachers
Measurement & Time Teacher Resources
Geometry Teacher Resources
Addition & Subtraction Teacher Resources
Decimals, Fractions, & Percentages – Teacher Resources
Estimation, Probability, & Statistics Resources for Teachers
Algebra Teacher Resources
Multiplication & Division Resources for Teachers

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Teaching Racism & Discrimination in America
The issues of racism, prejudice, and discrimination have plagued the United States since it was founded, and racially motivated killings still occur with frequency today. Help your students understand the historical contexts of racism—with references on slavery, immigration, and the civil rights movement—to frame your conversation on modern instances of prejudice.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

July Calendar of Events
July is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Canada Day (7/1), Independence Day (7/4/1776), World Population Day (7/11), Bastille Day in France (7/14), National Ice Cream Day (7/19), First Moon Landing (7/20/1969), World War I Began (7/28/1914), Author J.K. Rowling's Birthday (7/31/1965). Plus, celebrate Read an Almanac Month and Recreation and Parks Month all July long!

Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, and the environment. Enjoy!