# Reading Scales on a Line Graph

Today we will be learning how to accurately read a line graph to obtain the correct information. We will also be looking how a different scale on the Y-axis can change appearance of the data line.

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 5

Q1.On a line graph measuring the temperature of a city between 6AM and 6PM, a line gradually going down (decreasing) would indicate which of the following things?

1/5

Q2.On a line graph measuring the distance travelled by a person in a car, a flat line could suggest which of the following statements?

2/5

Q3.On a line graph measuring temperatures of a city, what would you usually expect to see the data line to be doing during the hours of 6AM and 12PM?

3/5

Q4.Look carefully at the line graph. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

4/5

Q5.The Line Graph below recorded the average temperature of a country across a 12 month period. However, unfortunately the title has been rubbed out. Looking at the data, can you identify which country the data could represent?

5/5

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 5

Q1.On a line graph measuring the temperature of a city between 6AM and 6PM, a line gradually going down (decreasing) would indicate which of the following things?

1/5

Q2.On a line graph measuring the distance travelled by a person in a car, a flat line could suggest which of the following statements?

2/5

Q3.On a line graph measuring temperatures of a city, what would you usually expect to see the data line to be doing during the hours of 6AM and 12PM?

3/5

Q4.Look carefully at the line graph. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

4/5

Q5.The Line Graph below recorded the average temperature of a country across a 12 month period. However, unfortunately the title has been rubbed out. Looking at the data, can you identify which country the data could represent?

5/5

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Reading scales on a line graph

Thank you for your focus and effort during our lesson today, there was a lot of information but you did fantastic! As usual, I would like you to complete the lesson by having a go at this quiz. Everything you need to know to correctly answer the questions was discussed and shown during the lesson today. Good luck as always!

## Question 4

Q1.When interpreting line graphs, using which two types of lines can help us accurately read the scales?

1/4

Q2.When measuring the altitude of an aeroplane flight, which unit of measure should we use?

2/4

Q3.Today we discussed the importance of estimating to provide us with an approximate answer. Which sentence best describe the word 'estimating'.

3/4

Q4.Now let's test your attention to detail! Which of the following cities DID NOT host an Olympic Games between 1988 and 2016?

4/4

Quiz:

# Reading scales on a line graph

Thank you for your focus and effort during our lesson today, there was a lot of information but you did fantastic! As usual, I would like you to complete the lesson by having a go at this quiz. Everything you need to know to correctly answer the questions was discussed and shown during the lesson today. Good luck as always!

## Question 4

Q1.When interpreting line graphs, using which two types of lines can help us accurately read the scales?

1/4

Q2.When measuring the altitude of an aeroplane flight, which unit of measure should we use?

2/4

Q3.Today we discussed the importance of estimating to provide us with an approximate answer. Which sentence best describe the word 'estimating'.

3/4

Q4.Now let's test your attention to detail! Which of the following cities DID NOT host an Olympic Games between 1988 and 2016?

4/4

# Lesson summary: Reading Scales on a Line Graph

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