Solve Word Problems with Line Plots

Videos and solutions to help Grade 4 students learn how to solve word problems with line plots.

Common Core Standards: 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 4.NF.3, 4.NBT.6, 4.NF.4a, 4.MD.4

NYS Common Core Grade 4 Module 5, Lesson 28

Lesson 28 Problem Set

1. The chart to the right shows the distance fourth-graders in Ms. Smith’s class were able to run before stopping for a rest. Create a line plot to display the data in the table.

2. Solve each problem.
a. Who ran a mile farther than Jenny?
d. What is the difference, in miles, between the longest and shortest distance run?

Lesson 28 Homework

1. A group of children measured the lengths of their shoes. The measurements are shown in the table. Make a line plot to display the data.
2. Solve each problem. Write an equation and a statement for each. Draw models as needed.
a. Who has a shoe length 1 inch longer than Dickon?
b. Who has a shoe length 1 inch shorter than Susan?
c. How many quarter inches long is Martha’s shoe length?
d. What is the difference, in inches, between Lilias's and Martha’s shoe lengths?
e. Compare the shoe length of Ben and Frances using >, <, or =.
f. How many students had shoes that measured less than 8 inches?