Lesson 4 Create Scaled Picture Graphs

    •  Let’s make a scaled picture graph.

Warm-up How Many Do You See: More Groups of Dots

How many do you see? How do you see them?

  1. Groups of dots.
  2. Equal groups of dots.

Activity 1 Ways to Travel

Hot air balloon.

How would you like to travel?

  • car (C)

  • train (T)

  • boat (B)

  • balloon (Bal)

  • plane (P)

  • helicopter (H)

student’s name

way of traveling

Activity 2 Create a Scaled Picture Graph

Represent our survey data in a scaled picture graph where each picture represents 2 students.

Blank grid.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

The table shows the favorite sports of some students. Use it to complete the scaled picture graph.







Picture Graph. Key: circle represents 2 people. Tennis, blank. Swimming, blank. Gymnastics, blank. Soccer, blank.