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Common Core for Grade 3

Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 3 students learn to draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. *For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets*.

Common Core: 3.MD.3

- I can make a scaled picture graph or bar graph with several categories to represent data (e.g., one square or picture represents 5 objects).
- I can read and interpret scaled bar graphs in order to solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems.

**3.MD.3 - Picture Graphs or Pictographs**

This video explains how to read and interpret a pictograph. It’s all about KEY information. This video illustrates the concept behind picture graphs in the Common Core standard 3.MD.3.

A pictograph is a graph that compares categories to each other using pictures.

**How to make a scaled picture graph with several categories to represent data?**

A picture graph displays data using symbols or pictures to represent the numbers.

**Bar Graphs**

A bar graph is a graph that compares amounts in each category to each other using bars. If you’ve ever been curious or confused about how to read and interpret a bar graph, then watch this video. This video addresses 3.MD.3 in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

A bar graph compares amounts in categories to each other using bars.

The bars do not touch.

The scale is the value of each line on the y-axis.

**How to make a scaled bar graph with several categories to represent data?**

Bar graphs display data using bars to represent the numbers.

**How to solve problems using bar graphs and picture graphs?**

**Bar Graph - Grade 3 Common Core Standards**

In this video, we use a bar graph to answer several questions.

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