Sports League Viewership in the United States (2018)
graph from Scholastic Math; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: pictograph
Source: Hackett, Jennifer. “The World of Esports.” Scholastic Math: October 1, 2020.
Additional Paired Texted/Resources:
- Blumental, Eli. “A six-figure career playing video games? Welcome to the world of professional esports.” USA Today: March 18, 2019.
- Bowen, Fred. (Adapted by Newsela staff.) “Opinion: With e-sports on the rise, “real” sports need to up their game.” Washington Post/Newsela: January 31, 2018.
Potential Math Content: pictographs, scale, estimating values, identifying relationships, multiplicative comparisons
Potential Content Connections: sports, eSports, media, technology