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CHARTS, GRAPHS, MAPS, DIAGRAMS

Charts, Diagrams, Maps, Graphs, Statistics—

Visual representations of ideas

Chart: A group of facts about something, set up in the form of a diagram, table, graph, etc.

A chart


Diagram: A drawing that shows how an item is made or how it works.


A Diagram


Map: A small-scale representation of an actual piece.


A Map


Graph: An illustration of quantity or amount and how it relates to another variable (examples: bar graph, circle graphs, line graphs).


Graphs!!!


Statistics: Facts or data or a numerical kind which represent significant information about a given subject.


%, #s

Tennis Statistics:  Results of Australian Open 2007


Statistical Illustration: A graph or chart representing facts, numbers, or other data.


A statistical Illustration about Family Reading


Primary Sources:

An informational test passage or graphic representation such as in map, chart, photo, graph, illustration, advertisement, statistical table, letter, autobiography, works of literature, historical document, interview, or other first hand source of information. (A secondary source is derived from a primary source; it includes an encyclopedia, a documentary film, literary criticism, or history book.)

Primary Source 1:  FDR's "Day in Infamy" Speech

            (re: Pearl Harbor Attack, December, 1941)

Primary Source 2-Poster

Primary Source 3-Civil Rights Act


You will be actively using all of these in each of the other benchmarks we address.




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Mrs. Stephanie G. Lavarias, M.Ed, NBCT
Bair Middle School, Broward County, FL
Bair Middle School
9100 NW 21 Manor
Sunrise, Florida 33322