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Students will learn how to compose a survey, collect data and then display that data using line graphs, bar graphs and pie charts utilizing the Excel program. Students will choose specific elements (places, organizations, etc.) in their community and perform quantitative measurements of things in locations, e.g., a pizza at a pizzeria; the computers in a library; the members of an organization.


  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Data Analysis & Probability

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5


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6.LD-D.1: Reading/English Language Arts

Apply understanding of agreed-upon rules and individual roles to make decisions, including eliciting and considering suggestions from each group member, defining individuals' roles and responsibilities, and coming to consensus.

6.LD-Q.2: Reading/English Language Arts

Relate the speaker's verbal communication (e.g., word choice, pitch, feeling, tone) and nonverbal messages/"body language" (e.g., posture, gestures).

6.LD-Q.3: Reading/English Language Arts

Identify the tone, mood, and emotion conveyed in oral communication.

6.LD-Q.4: Reading/English Language Arts

Restate and execute multistep oral instructions and directions.

6.LD-O.5: Reading/English Language Arts

Create a rubric (scoring guide) based on categories generated by the teacher and students (content, presentation style) to prepare and assess the presentations listed in this section.

6.LD-O.6: Reading/English Language Arts

Give oral presentations with focus, organization, and point of view, matching purpose, message, occasion, voice modulation, and nonverbal elements to the audience.

6.LD-V.7: Reading/English Language Arts

Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words using knowledge of English language structure, Greek and Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua), suffixes (e.g., -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-, anti-, hyper-, syn-).

6.LD-V.8: Reading/English Language Arts

Use such clues as definition, example, and restatement to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words and words with multiple meanings in context.

6.LD-V.9: Reading/English Language Arts

Determine the meaning of figurative language, including similes, metaphors, personification, and grade-appropriate idioms.

6.LD-V.10: Reading/English Language Arts

Determine meanings, pronunciations, alternate word choices, correct spellings, and parts of speech of words using dictionaries, glossaries, thesauri, and other resources (printed and electronic).

6.IT-E.1: Reading/English Language Arts

Identify and analyze the author's stated purpose, main ideas, supporting ideas, and supporting evidence.

6.IT-E.2: Reading/English Language Arts

Identify and use knowledge of common textual features (paragraphs, topic sentences, concluding sentences, glossary, index, and bibliography).

6.IT-E.3: Reading/English Language Arts

Identify and use organizational structures in text, including chronological order, comparison and contrast, cause and effect, logical order, and classification schemes.

6.IT-DP.4: Reading/English Language Arts

Identify the components (e.g., directions, legend, illustrations, diagram, sequence, boldface print, headings) of document and procedural text.

6.IT-A.5: Reading/English Language Arts

Identify the effect of persuasive strategies and rhetorical techniques (e.g., peer pressure, emotional appeal, exaggeration, repetition) that the author uses to influence readers' thinking or behavior.

6.IT-A.6: Reading/English Language Arts

Recognize arguments for and against an issue.

6.W-I.1: Reading/English Language Arts

Write stories that demonstrate careful placement of descriptive details about setting, characters, and events.

6.W-E.2.a: Reading/English Language Arts

group ideas and place them in logical order and

6.W-E.2.b: Reading/English Language Arts

include details to ensure the process is understandable.

6.W-E.3.a: Reading/English Language Arts

frame a key question about an issue or situation,

6.W-E.3.b: Reading/English Language Arts

group ideas and place them in logical order, and

6.W-E.3.c: Reading/English Language Arts

include facts and details that illuminate the main ideas.

6.W-E.4: Reading/English Language Arts

Write persuasive essays that support a position with organized and relevant evidence.

6.W-R.5: Reading/English Language Arts

Revise writing to improve level of detail and precision of language after determining where to add sensory detail and rearrange text.
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