math, bar graph, kindergarten, grades 1st–8th
5 pack 3x3 Post-it® Super Sticky Notes
K - 8th Grade
10 - 20 minutes
Draw a set of axes on the board. Mark the horizontal axis with columns the width of a Post-it® Note, along with the names of each category of data, such as different animals, colours, current book characters, etc. Assign a colour of Post-it® Notes to each category.
Next, have your students select the corresponding colour of Post-it® Note from the category they like most and place their datum in the appropriate column.
Record the final result on paper. Analyse the result. Discuss features such as centre, shape and spread.