Creating Line Plots: Showing Whole, Half, and Quarter Units
3rd Grade• 1 Hour Lesson
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Subject: Math, Measurement and Data
Skills: Measurement & Data: Whole Inches, Half Inches, Quarter Inches, and Line Plots
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper, pencils, and document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: “Exit Slips” (as an optional assessment component) (1 copy per student); Optional: “Sample Data Sheet” (1 half sheet per student); Optional: “Ms. Smith’s Class Height Data” (1 half sheet per student –or- project for students to copy)
Lesson Plan Description
Third Grade 1 hour math lesson addressing Measurement and Data: measuring inches, half inches, and quarter inches, collecting data, and creating line plots (3.MD.4). This lesson includes: creating line plots using data samples and analyzing data on a line plot. Students will make a line plot with a horizontal scale marked off in whole number, half, or quarter units.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Measuring Inches, Half Inches, and Quarter Inches: Collecting Data and Making Line Plots. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicate content.