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PICTOGRAPHS FOCUS GPS Standards: M6D1 Students will pose questions, collect data, represent and analyze the data, and interpret results. b. Using data, construct frequency distributions, frequency tables, and graphs. c. Choose appropriate graphs to be consistent with the nature of the data (categorical or numerical). Graphs should include pictographs, histograms, bar graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, and line plots. EU: Tables and graphs can be used to represent data visually. EQ: What kind of graph will best represent my data? Essential Vocabulary: data, pictographs ABOUT PICTOGRAPHS Made up of pictures which are used to represent numbers Like bar graphs, they are used to compare data. Very eye-catching and often used in newspapers and magazines. PARTS OF A PICTOGRAPH TITLE Categories Pictures KEY Number of Times on an Airplane 0-1 2-3 4-5 6 or more =2 EXAMPLE Favorite Season Fall Winter Spring Summer =2 LET’S PRACTICE Let’s create a pictograph to represent the following question: How many hours a day do you spend watching television? LET’S PRACTICE Let’s create a pictograph to represent the following question: What is your biggest phobia? A. Heights C. Bugs B. Tight spaces D. Public Speaking