## Making Pictographs

#### Aligned To Common Core Standard:

**Grade 2 Measurement** - 2.MD.D.10

What Are Pictographs? Just like sometimes we use pictures to describe objects, we use graphs and charts to display statics in some mathematical questions. One such type of graph is known as Pictographs. Pictographs are a representation of data through images. These graphs are used in statistics to represent the frequency of data. Pictures and symbols that are relevant to the data are also used. Pictograms are the simplest, and the easiest representations of statistical data. Every image in the graph represents a certain number of things. Pictographs are mostly used in writing and graphic systems where the characters can be displayed through a picture. Pictograms are often used in various other subjects such as geography, leisure, and tourism. Pictograms are really pretty to look at! They provide you with the information you need, and they help you understand data quite easily! Students can use these worksheets and lessons to learn how to make pictographs and be able to understand them.

### Printable Worksheets And Lessons

- Robin's Book Store Step-by-Step Lesson- Take a look at robin's book sales over six month's and answer some questions about them.
- Guided Lesson - An international survey, arranging a picture graph, and finally putting it all together.
- Guided Lesson Explanation - I really nailed the second and third one, but the first one might be a little lax on explanation.
- Practice Worksheet - Ten problems that are sure to keep you busy.
- Matching Worksheet - It took me forever to figure out how to set this up. I'll add more sheets to go with it soon.

#### Homework Sheets

The homework provides a solid lesson each time to get them started.

- Homework 1 - Alan has a bag store. This year he looked deeper into his sales. He sold the following number of bags over the months.
- Homework 2 - There is an international survey report on the number of girls and boys born with a particular disability during the year 2012.
- Homework 3 - We have three types of vehicles (car, motor bike, bicycle). We will need to create a separate column for each type of vehicle.

#### Practice Worksheets

I really tried to scatter the questions up here for them and not let them get comfortable with the topic, since it can go in so many directions.

- Practice 1 - Sunny sells cricket balls at his shop. He tracked his sales so far this year. He sold the following number of cricket balls over the last 6 months.
- Practice 2 - Arrange the pictures given below to create a pictograph.
- Practice 3 - Roy drinks cola at the market. The shopkeeper tracked the number of bottles he drank this month.

#### Math Skill Quizzes

You should find a really good mix of question types here.