Table and Graph Skills - Book 5 Author:Beth S. Atwood A Weekly Reader Skills Book - a sequentially planned skills program for students in grades 2-6. it is designed to help students acquire basic skills in reading and interpreting tables and graphs. Book 5 is for students who read at the fifth grade level or above and who have had some experience with tables and graphs. — In Book 5, students build ... more »skills in reading and interpreting information on multi-column tables, picture graphs, horizontal and vertical bar graphs, line graphs, and area graphs. Trends, changes and comparisons are shown through graphs, and students learn why one kind of graph may work better than another to show a certain kind of information.
Tables and graphs in Book 5 are based on facts about American History. Questions and activities allow students to use both literal and creative interpretation of information on tables and graphs. Students practice completing and constructing tables and graphs by selecting appropriate data from the reading material.
Each table-and-graph skill is introduced, extended and reinforced, then reviewed. Each review section gives you an opportunity to check each student's progress and to provide additional reinforcement activities if necessary.