Grade 7 Earth Day Statistics with Circle and Bar Graphs

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Take a tiered approach to studying waste. The lesson plan uses Earth Day to present differentiated instruction around using circle and bar graphs. Each group gets a cube based on their tiers and works collaboratively as well as individually to finish tasks from the cube. Classmates then present their products to everyone to wrap up the lesson plan.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Collect information from the school on the amount of paper waste generated
Classroom Considerations
  • Download activity sheets from the included website
  • Assumes the class understands percentages
Pros
  • Contains rubrics for each activity
  • Includes a pre-test to use to set up groups
Cons
  • The directions are not clear on how many activities on the cube each individual should accomplish
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