Grade 7 Earth Day Statistics with Circle and Bar Graphs

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Take a tiered approach to studying waste. The lesson 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.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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
Common Core