Length of Select Balloons in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, 2016
graph from DynaMath; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: bar graph
Source: DynaMath writers, “Thanksgiving Stats.” DynaMath, November 2017.
- Sweet, Melissa. Balloons Over Broadway. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
- NBC Nightly News. “How The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Comes To Life.” YouTube, November 22, 2017.
Potential Math Content: bar graph, labels, measurement, interpreting values
Potential Content Connections: American Thanksgiving, holidays