Grade Level: 2nd Skill: Reading and Comprehension Topic: Reading diagrams, charts and graphs Goal: Interpret information from diagrams, charts, and graphs. Skill Description: Read information found in diagrams, charts, and graphs. Locate specific information in reading diagrams, charts, and graphs. Answer questions and form ideas after reading diagrams, charts, and graphs.

## Building Blocks/Prerequisites

### Sample Problems

 (1) What does it mean to interpret something? (to explain or tell the meaning) (2) What is the difference between charts and graphs? (Charts are often used to show steps in a progress and events in sequence. Graphs are used to show drawings that show the relationship between changing things, comparing items, or sharing results.) (3) Name an example of a kind of graph. (pictograph, bar graph, pie graph, line graph) (4) Name an example of a kind of chart. (Five W’s Chart, Venn Diagram, T-Chart, Problem-Solution Chart) (5) In a KWL Chart, what do the letters K, W, and L represent? (K- What do I know about the topic? W – What I want to learn about the topic? L What have I learned about the topic?)