Bars, Lines, & Pies!
Welcome to Bars, Lines, & Pies, a dynamic math program designed to build graphing skills in students, while showing them the relevance of math in their lives. Developed by The Actuarial Foundation along with Scholastic, the graphing lessons and activities inside involve engaging, real-world examples about the environment and recycling. We hope you enjoy this great new program!
In the lessons and activities for this unit, students will create, apply, and analyze pie charts, bar graphs, and line graphs.
Reproducibles Answer Key (PDF)
Alignment with NCTM Standards (PDF)
Family Activities Welcome (PDF)
Family Activity 1: Subtracting Waste = Adding Trees: Read All About It! (PDF)
Family Activity 2: Water: How Much Do You Consume? (PDF)
Family Activity 3: Energy Equations for the Future (PDF)
Classroom poster (PDF)
Reproducible Activity 1: Peering into Pie Charts (PDF)
Bonus Activity 1: Recycling by the Numbers: It’s Easy as Pie (PDF)
Reproducible Activity 2: Bar Graphs (PDF)
Bonus Activity 2: Water Conservation: What Are the Winning Numbers? (PDF)
Reproducible Activity 3: Looking Through Line Graphs (PDF)
Bonus Activity 3: Tap the Math Facts Behind Bottled Water (PDF)