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Textbook Graphing Methods
MTH 214
Amanda R. Poole-Loggains
Hollie Thompson
Arielle Seidman
Professor Roland Garbe
February 2, 2015

University of Phoenix Material

Textbook Graphing Methods Worksheet
LearningTeam A
Hollie Thompson

Use the elementary school textbooks you selected to complete the following table. You must review at least one textbook from each of the following three grade ranges: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5, and Grades 6–8.

For example, you may review a book from Grades 1, 4, and 7 to meet the requirements of this assignment. If your sample textbook does not contain any of the graphs listed below, please indicate that as you complete the table.

Grade
Book Name
Picture Graph

(How and when introduced)
Bar Graph

(How and when introduced)
Line Graph

(How and when introduced)
Circle Graph

(How and when introduced)
Other

(How and when introduced)
Kindergarten
Sarama, J., & Clements, D. H. (2006). Mathematics in kindergarten. (5 ed., Vol. 61, p. 38). Pro Quest Central. Data analysis is part of kindergarten and includes graphing. Children in kindergarten use different kinds of photographs to represent the answer to a question. Picture Graphs are also used to represent the answers to questions. There were no bars graphs introduced in this excerpt from the book. Although through further research I learned that bar graphs are introduced in second grade. There were also no line graphs used in this book excerpt. In further research I found that line plots were beginning to be taught in the second grade. There was no mention of circle graphs in this excerpt. In doing further research though I found that circle graphs are beginning to be introduced in the fifth grade. Geometric shapes are learned. What is a circle? Where do we see circles in everyday life? Putting shapes together to make other shapes. Transformations, symmetry, measurements, and patterns are also...

References: Sarama, J., & Clements, D. H. (2006). Mathematics in kindergarten. (61 ed., Vol. 5, p. 38). YC Young Children. Retrieved from http://media.proquest.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/media/pq/classic/doc/1129349361/fmt/pi/rep/NONE?hl=&cit:auth=Sarama, Julie;Clements, Douglas H&cit:title=Mathematics in Kindergarten&cit:pub
Hake, Stephen & Saxon, John. (2004) Saxon Math 5/4 Student Edition. Saxon Publishers, Inc., and Stephen Hake
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