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Table of Contents
Lesson Overview
Teacher Background Information
Lesson Focus
Objective Grid
Lesson 1: Long Ago
Lesson 2: Extinction
Lesson 3: Fossils
Lesson 4: Types of Dinosaurs
-Class Favorite Dinosaur
-Fossil Matching
-Appendix A - Dinosaur
-Appendix B - Dinosaur Shape Book
-Appendix C - Geometric Dinosaurs
Lesson 5: Meat and Plant Eaters
Lesson 6: The Dinosaur's Life Cycle
Lesson 7: Nature and Change
References
Spanish Language Translations

Dinosaurs - Lesson 4: Types of Dinosaurs
ACTIVITY: Class Favorite Dinosaur

Objective
Students take a survey of the favorite dinosaur, summarize the information on a bar-graph and count the votes in each category to identify the class favorite.

Materials
Chart, as below - names may be replaced by illustrations of the dinosaurs
A small, piece of self-adhesive paper to place on the graph, one per child, with the child's name written on it

Procedures

  1. Each student places his/her piece of paper on the bar-graph chart to register a vote.
  2. Count the votes for each type of dinosaur.
  3. Students count the total number of votes to ensure that everyone voted and that no one voted more than once.
  4. The students identify the class favorite dinosaur and the one least liked.

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