Let's Make a Bar Graph

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Graph It!

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Nan surveys her class to find out what types of pets they have. See how she creates a bar graph to share her results.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand First Step Nonfiction
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.1
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF035000, JNF013030
Dewey 001.4'226
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 7
Lexile 520
Guided Reading Level I
Features Awards, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo glossary, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Robin Nelson

Robin Nelson's careers have always kept her surrounded by books—as an elementary teacher, working at a publishing company, and now working as a school library media specialist. But her favorite job is writing books for kids. She has written many nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Minneapolis.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

First Step Nonfiction — Graph It!

Informative photographs and simple texts familiarize readers with a variety of graphs. Students will see how graphs organize data and make it easier to understand. This series meets standards for both math and language arts. View available downloads →


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Library Media Connection

“This series is a wonderful addition to any primary classroom library…. [A] rarity in its field.” —starred, Library Media Connection

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“The instructions are clearly written and the illustrations that support the creation of the graphs are helpful…. Overall, these books provide strong simple instructions and will give teachers solid supplemental material when teaching graphing.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple


“Each title logically ends with questions that ask the reader to draw information from the very graph being discussed, making these great kickoff points to classroom discussion.” --Booklist