Reading Bar Graphs Lesson Topic Index | Grade 3 Math | Elementary Test Prep | StudyZone
 Bar Graphs display data.
 Every bar graph has a:                                       title                                       scale                                       axis                                       labels on both axis                                       bars that show data

 This bar graph displays data.   3rd grade students were asked what        sports they played.   The graph shows that more students       played soccer than any other sport.   It shows that the fewest number of     students played hockey.   The graph shows that more students      played baseball than football.

 This bar graph displays data.   Students were asked their      favorite colors.   The graph shows that 17 students        chose purple.   The fewest number of students       chose green.   More students chose blue than red.

 Answer these questions with information from the bar graph.     How many people ordered pepperoni       pizza?  30 Answer     What kind of pizza had the fewest        orders?  mushroom Answer     What 2 kinds of pizza had the same     number of orders?  cheese & sausage Answer

 Remember: Bar graphs use bars and a scale to display data.

Click on the graph for practice.

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