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Graphing Stamps

Objective: The students will be able to construct a bar graph.

Activity:

Look at the stamps to the right.

How many fit into a group labeled "animal group"?

How many fit into a group labeled "animals with four legs"?

How many fit into a group labeled "nature"?

How many fit into a group labeled "worth 1 cent"?

How many fit into a group labeled "worth 19 cents"?

Graphing Stamps Lesson Plan: http://postalmuseum.si.edu/educators/Graphing_Stamps_Lesson.doc

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