Lesson Planning of Picture Graphs
Subject Mathematics
Grade 3^{rd}
Students` Learning Outcomes
 Read and interpret picture graphs
Information for Teachers
 Graphs are pictures that help us understand information in the form of figures. The information is called data. There are many kinds of graphs, each having special parts.
 A picture graph (also known as a pictograph) is one of the simple types of graph.
 Picture graphs convey information by using relevant pictures as symbols to represent information.
 While teaching this lesson, the teacher should also consult textbook at all steps wherein and whenever it is applicable.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, picture graph of fruit, picture graph of balloon, picture graph of parents, sheets of paper, textbook
Introduction
 Tell the following story
 Ahmad bought different types of fruit from the market yesterday.
 Display the following picture chart to the students or make the same chart on the board by drawing pictures of the each fruit to show the type and quantity of each fruit bought by Ahmad.
 Tell them that this type of chart is called picture graph because it represents information in numbers using pictures.
 Ask them to look at the chart and tell how many apples, pears, mangoes, oranges and strawberries did Ahmad but?
 How can you tell?
Development
Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 3

Sum up / Conclusion
 Graphs are pictures that help us understand information in the form of figures. The information is called data.
 A picture graph (also known as a pictograph) is one of the simplest types of graph. Picture graphs convey information by using relevant pictures as symbols to represent information.
Assessment
 Show the picture graph of fruit to the students and ask the following questions;
 How many fruit are there altogether?
 Which fruit is less in number, strawberry or orange?
 Which fruit is more in number?
Follow up
 Draw this graph in your copy and write answer the following questions;
No. of balloons =
No. of apples =
No. of oranges =
No. of mangoes =
Which is maximum in number =
Which is minimum in number/
Ask the students to solve the questions given in the text book.