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Looking at Numbers of Births Using a Line Graph
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Subject MathGeometry
Grade Level Grades 3-5
Resource Type Activity
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards

About This Lesson

After looking at census data, students will determine the birth years of children who were aged 8 through 11 in 2019. Then they will use their data to create a line graph, with an appropriate scale and axes labels, to compare and contrast the estimated number of births in their state and in another state during each year.

This activity takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.

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March 17, 2021
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Standards

Use a pair of perpendicular number lines, called axes, to define a coordinate system, with the intersection of the lines (the origin) arranged to coincide with the 0 on each line and a given point in the plane located by using an ordered pair of numbers, called its coordinates. Understand that the first number indicates how far to travel from the origin in the direction of one axis, and the second number indicates how far to travel in the direction of the second axis, with the convention that the names of the two axes and the coordinates correspond (e.g., 𝑥-axis and 𝑥-coordinate, 𝑦-axis and 𝑦-coordinate).
Represent real world and mathematical problems by graphing points in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane, and interpret coordinate values of points in the context of the situation.

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