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Appetizing Apples. By: Erin Douglas Proctor [email protected] 1. GPS 2. Overview 3. Essential Questions 4. Activating Strategy 5. Apple Facts 6. Video 7. Materials. 8. The Lesson 9. Graphs 10. Questions 11. Extend and Refine 12. Conclusion 13. Resources.
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Appetizing Apples By: Erin Douglas Proctor [email protected] 1. GPS 2. Overview 3. Essential Questions 4. Activating Strategy 5. Apple Facts 6. Video 7. Materials 8. The Lesson 9. Graphs 10. Questions 11. Extend and Refine 12. Conclusion 13. Resources Table of Contents M1D1: Students will create simple tables and graphs and interpret them a. Interpret tally marks, picture graphs and bar graphs. b. Organize and record data using objects, pictures, tally marks, and picture graphs. Georgia Performance Standards GPS cont. This activity addresses other GPS’:
  • M1G3
  • M1N3
  • M1M1
  • M1P3
  • S1CS2
  • Overview This is a graphing lesson using apples. Each student will get the opportunity to sample a red, yellow and green apple. Then they will pick which one is their favorite and we will graph the results as a class. Gather Materials Peel and Sample Apples Gather our Data Graph our Data Essential Question
  • Name some of the different ways we can graph our results?
  • What kind of apple tree should our class plant?
  • Activating Strategy
  • Create a web, brainstorming everything we know about apples.
  • Apple Facts
  • Apples come in all shades of reds, greens, yellows.
  • 2500 varieties of apples are grown in the United States
  • More Apple Facts
  • Apples are grown in all 50 states.
  • The pilgrims planted the first United States apple trees in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Apples are grown on farms called orchards.
  • Click on the video camera to watch a video about apples Now that we have learned more about apples, let’s go back to our web and fill in more details. Let’s Watch a video! Materials
  • Apple peeler/corer/slicer
  • Red apple
  • Yellow apple
  • Green apple (I use Granny Smith)
  • Napkins
  • Garbage can
  • Apple shaped paper
  • The Lesson
  • Step 1: Set up the apple peeler/corer/slicer
  • Step 2: Peel a red apple- Give each child a sample
  • Step 3: Repeat step 2 with the yellow and green apple.
  • Step 4: Give students a piece of apple paper to color the color of the apple they like best. (If a student did not like any of them they can leave it white.)
  • Step 5: Discuss the data. Step 6: Create a bar graph using the data from the apple tasting. The Lesson Cont. More graphs
  • Here are some other ways to show the data we got from our apple activity.
  • Questionsabout your data
  • How many more students like green apples than yellow?
  • What kind of apple did we like the most?
  • What kind of apple did we like the least?
  • Were any of the colors equal?
  • Extend and Refine
  • Have students go home and ask 2 people what their favorite color apple is.
  • Graph the new data the next day
  • Compare the two graphs.
  • Conclusion
  • I hope you enjoyed this lesson.
  • I have found that my students really love to do this lesson.
  • The students love to watch the apple peeler/corer/slicer work.
  • This is an enjoyable way to learn about graphing.
  • References
  • Apple Facts
  • http://www.geocities.com/perfectapple/welcome.html
  • http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/apples/facts.html
  • http://www.penningsorchard.com/apples.html#Apple%20Varities
  • http://www.penningsorchard.com/apples.html#U-Pick
  • Video
  • http://it.springbranchisd.com/coaches/bnd/clips/Monday/Picking%20Apples.mov
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