Students
will work
from
Mrs. Brett's
Postcards
Webpage, Collect data as to
how
many cards are
in
each category. 
Virginia
Math SOLs: 3.21, 3.22
Using
Jan Brett's Website to Collect Data, Create Graphs and Interpret Graphs:
Students
will work from Mrs. Brett's Postcards webpage, collect data as to how many
cards she has under each category. Students will place a tally card
under the correct category on a flannel graphing chart for each.

Students
will place
a
tally card under
the
correct category
on
a flannel graphing
chart
for each. 
3.21 The student,
given grid paper, will collect data on a given topic of his/her choice
and construct a bar graph showing the results. A title and key will
be included.
3.22 The student
will read and interpret data represented in bar and picture graphs.

Working
with the
teacher,
students
will
key in totals
for
each category
in an Excel
Spreadsheet.
After
completing,
the
teacher will
demonstrate
how
simple
it is to
convert
a
spreadsheet
to a
bar
graph. 
Virginia
Computer SOls C/T5.4
Use Excel
Spreadsheet to Record Data and Create a Bar Graph that Summarizes Collected
Data
Working
with the teacher, students will key in totals for each category in an Excel
Spreadsheet.
After
completing, the teacher will demonstrate how simple it is to convert a
spreadsheet to a bar graph.
Students
will use the chart to analyze the data and finally the teacher will create
questions related to the bar graph for students to answer.

Students
will use
the
chart to analyze
the
data and finally
the
teacher will
create questions
related
to the bar
graph
for students
to
answer. 
C/T5.4 The student will
communicate through application software.
Create
a 12 page document using word processing skills, writing process
steps, and publishing programs.
Use
simple computer graphics and integrate graphics into wordprocessed
documents.
Create
simple databases and spreadsheets to manage information and create
reports.
Use
local and worldwide network communication systems.
