5min Students complete the Do Now by reading the 4 chart stories on the handout.
10min> Complete Trends in Data notes
10min Match the chart story (1-3) goes with the write chart (A, B, or C). Explain why that chart goes with the story. Group discussion followed by a class discussion.
10min> For story 4, identify which trendline represents the mice, owls and tree. Explain your answer. Group discussion followed by a class discussion.
5min Teacher illustrates the events in chart story 1 to the corresponding parts of its chart.
5min< Students select either chart story 2 or 3 and illustrate the events in the corresponding parts of the chart.
5min Collect materials. Clean up. Wrap up.
AIM: Link events of a story to the corresponding sections of a chart (w/trendline) and provide reasoning.