Graphing is a great way to incorporate math into all areas of school and home life
With Graphing from A to Z, even very young children can learn how to graph the number of buttons on their clothes, record their favorite kinds of pizza, or compare their shoe sizes. With graphing activities for each letter of the alphabet, Graphing from A to Z turns almost any subject into an opportunity to learn more about math!
The 49 activities included in this book will help your students:
- Pose questions and gather information
- Sort and classify objects
- Count, measure, and express data as numbers or categories
- Make bar graphs, pie graphs, and Venn diagrams
Each activity includes a list of simple materials, plus easy-to-follow instructions, discussion questions, and a list of enriching extension activities that will keep students eager to try the next graphing project.
About the Author
Laurie DeVault, a California native, is a kindergarten teacher in western Massachusetts. She received her M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, where she lives with her family. Laurie serves on her school district's mathematics committee and has presented workshops for teachers. Her first book, Getting Ready to Teach Kindergarten, was published by Frank Schaffer Publications in 1999./