line graph

Film Genre Popularity

Film Genre Popularity, 1910 – 2018 (LINK)
courtesy of Kathy Henderson (@kathyhen_)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: Bo McCready, @BoKnowsData

Potential Math Content: line graphs, shape of data, peaks, trends, scale along the y-axis, percentages,

Potential Content Connections: film, movies, genres

Jess used the “Notice/Wonder” technique to elicit student thinking around this graph. Kathy Henderson turned it into a full “slow reveal.”

Jess’ students had some interesting noticings and wonderings around the popularity of different genres, specifically attending to the scale of the y-axis. Check out the photos from her tweet.

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