This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about pictographs. It is designed to complement the Pictographs topic page on BrainPOP Jr.
Help children quantify information in the world around them by teaching them how to read and understand graphs and collect, organize, and display data. This movie will explain how to read and create pictographs. It will also discuss tally charts and tally marks. You may wish to view the Tally Charts and Bar Graphs movie as extension or review.
Review with children that a pictograph is a graph that organizes and shows information using pictures. Display a pictograph and discuss it together or play the movie and pause when a pictograph is on the screen. Point out the title and labels. Explain that the key is a chart that explains what symbols or abbreviations mean. Remind children that a key might show that