SERIES: Get Graphing

1, Bar Graphs

WRITTEN BY:Crystal Sikkens

SERIES TITLE:Get Graphing! Building Data Literacy Skills

St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Publishing, 2016

24 pages, full-colour, 8 1/2″ x 10 3/4″

IL: Ages 6-8 RL: Grade 2

The massive volume of information available today makes clarity a key component of data literacy, and visual representations of data are the clearest and quickest way to share information. Using engaging activities and relevant, real-life examples, this book teaches young readers how to organize and clearly present data using bar graphs, and explains how to interpret data in this form.

THEMATIC LINKS: Bar Graphs, Graphing Skills, Data Literacy, Drawing Conclusions, Data Interpretation

FILED UNDER: SPRING2017, Science

2, Line Graphs

WRITTEN BY:Lizann Flatt

SERIES TITLE:Get Graphing! Building Data Literacy Skills

St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Publishing, 2016

24 pages, full-colour, 8 1/2″ x 10 3/4″

IL: Ages 6-8 RL: Grade 2

In this informative title, readers will discover how to organize, present and interpret data using line graphs. Relying on critical thinking to assess data, readers will learn how to recognize patterns and predict outcomes. Imaginative activities and meaningful, real-world examples, both digital and online, will stimulate young minds to “get in line” with the benefits of data literacy.

THEMATIC LINKS: Line Graphs, Graphing Skills,Data Literacy, Drawing Conclusions, Data Interpretation

FILED UNDER: SPRING2017, Science