ERIC Number: ED314245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Graph Comprehension. Elementary and Middle School Activities.
Curcio, Frances R.
This book provides elementary and middle school teachers with practical ideas on the use and teaching of graphs. Five sections consist of: (1) "Graphs--What Are They and How Are They Used?"; (2) "Levels of Graph Comprehension"; (3) "Collecting, Organizing, and Analyzing Data"; (4) "Constructing, Interpreting, and Writing about Graphs"; and (5) "Classroom Activities" (25 activities). The topic, graph form, grade level, graph title, objectives, vocabulary, materials, procedure, questions for discussion, and writing and reading are described for each of the activities. Lists of references, software, and a selected bibliography are provided. A list of graph topics appropriate for grade levels, worksheets, data collection sheets, and supplemental activities are appended. (YP)
Descriptors: Comprehension, Data Analysis, Data Interpretation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Graphs, Learning Activities, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Tests
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($11.50 less 20% for 10 or more copies).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.