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# Types of Graphs Posters

• Updated:  15 Jun 2023

This colorful and easy-to-digest visual display shows students the varying data displays they will encounter in their elementary math lessons.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  7 Pages

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teaching resource

# Types of Graphs Posters

• Updated:  15 Jun 2023

This colorful and easy-to-digest visual display shows students the varying data displays they will encounter in their elementary math lessons.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  7 Pages

This colorful and easy-to-digest visual display shows students the varying data displays they will encounter in their elementary math lessons.

## Display the Types of Graphs and Graph Features!

Use this poster set (containing 6 posters) to display in your math space to show your students the different types of graphs and their features. This colorful and easy-to-digest visual display shows students the varying data displays they will encounter in their elementary math lessons.

Graph types included are:

• Picture Graphs (also known as pictographs)
• Pie Charts
• Line Graphs
• Bar Graphs (horizontal and vertical displays)
• Histograms and
• Tally Charts.

Graphs are not only used in mathematics! Use these posters with your students when interpreting or creating graphs in other subjects, such as science and social studies!

## Our Types of Graphs Posters Include the Following Information:

Picture Graphs – A picture graph uses symbols and pictures to compare data. A key explains what each symbol means.

Pie Chart – divided into sectors that each represent a proportion of the whole.

Line Graph – A line graph uses points connected by lines to compare changes in data.

Bar Graph – A bar graph uses horizontal bars to compare data. Categories are displayed on the vertical (y) axis and values on the horizontal (x) axis.

Column Graph – A column graph uses vertical bars to compare data. Categories are displayed on the horizontal (x) axis and values on the vertical (y) axis.

Histogram – A histogram shows the distribution of data in a range. Intervals are displayed on the horizontal (x) axis and values on the vertical (y) axis. On a histogram, there is no space between the rectangles that display value.

## How to Make the Most of Your Types of Graphs Posters

Maximize your use of this teacher-created resource a number of ways:

1. Print the poster on larger paper and display it in your classroom for students to reference when doing independent work.
2. Print the poster on regular paper, slip it into a clear sleeve, and use it in your guided groups as a reminder.
3. Print the poster on regular paper, slide it into a clear sleeve, and hang it on a ring as a reference tool for a math center.

We’ve also come up with bonus ways to turn posters into interactive tools that really make your lessons stick!

🖍️ Turn these posters into coloring pages by printing in black and white.

📝 Create a fill-in-the-blank worksheet by removing selections of text.

📂 Print 6-to-a-page and place copies in students’ homework folders for reference.

💻 Provide posters as digital resources for virtual students.

🧠 Test students’ memories by showing them the posters, then hiding it and having them tell you what they remember.

✅ Incorporate posters into your lesson wrap-up: students write on a sticky note what they learned from the lesson and place it on the posters.

This resource prints as a PDF. Please use the dropdown menu to choose between the full-color, low color, or black-and-white version.

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This resource was created in collaboration with Kendall Britnell, a Teacher and Teach Starter Collaborator.