This week we began a new math unit on Data Collection and Graphs.  The first kind of graphs we will be investigating are Pictographs (In which pictures represent some number on a graph).

AS a way to be thinking about data collection and drawing conclusions about data, we will also be using T-Chart Surveys.  This week I asked the children to read the survey question, “Do you Like Rainy Days” by placing their name in the YES or NO part of the chart.  Then we discussed the following:

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Fin was able to write the total number of responses in green.

Then we worked on writing some conclusions about the data we were looking at on our survey chart. I was really excited to see how well the children were able to articulate their understandings. Please see the next photos which include writing from Gustavo, Caroline, Victor, Xavier, Jasmine and Gina.