line graph

Population of the New England Colonies

Population of the New England Colonies, 1620-1750
slow reveal by the team at Whittier Elementary in Mesa, Arizona (Michelle Oh, Karly LaOrange, Leslie Shinkle, Sophie Pitcher, Niko Territo, Chris Bettis, Elsa Ray, Marisol Noriega, Breanna Burns, and James Benitez)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: possibly McKay, Kathryn. “Colonial America – By the Numbers.” (needs more validation)

Potential Math Content: line graph, scale along the y-axis, estimating values, estimating points on a line graph, estimating slope, data collection methodology (how did the census estimate any of these populations, but especially the Native American population?)

Potential Content Connections: American history, race, genocide, slavery

2 thoughts on “Population of the New England Colonies”

  1. Yes that is the same website we found our graph from.

    Thank you so much for everything. We all totally geeked out that you responded and posted our graph on your site. Looking forward to trying out more graphs from your site and the resources you shared.

    On Wed, Nov 3, 2021 at 9:16 AM Slow Reveal Graphs wrote:

    > Jenna posted: ” Population of the New England Colonies, 1620-1750 slow > reveal by the team at Whittier Elementary in Mesa, Arizona (Michelle Oh, > Karly LaOrange, Leslie Shinkle, Sophie Pitcher, Niko Territo, Chris Bettis, > Elsa Ray, Marisol Noriega, Breanna Burns, and Jame” >

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