# Pictographs

```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
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:
A. Heights
C. Bugs
B. Tight spaces
D. Public Speaking
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