Line Plots 4th Grade

Welcome to our collection of Line Plots 4th Grade.

Here you will find our range of free line plot worksheets, which will help you to learn how to create and interpret line plots at a 4th grade level.

We also have an online quiz where you can test your knowledge of line plots and get immediate feedback!

Line Plots 4th Grade

Common Core

  • Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8).
  • Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots.

What is a Line Plot

A line plot is a visual way of recording data values.

A dot plot is another name for a line plot.

In a line plot, the data is displayed as points, or check marks, above a number line.

Example Line Plot showing children's ages at a tennis club.

line plot example image

The line plot above, shows the ages of a group of children playing at a tennis club.

Using a line plot, we can clearly see:

  • how the data is distributed between the ages of 6 to 11.
  • which the most and least common ages are
  • the number of children in the club by counting the check marks

One of the advantages of using a line plot, rather than a bar graph or line graph, is the speed and ease at which they can be created.

Line Plot Worksheet 4th Grade Information

These sheets have been created for students around 4th grade level.

All the worksheets involve creating and analysing different line plots.

In the answer sheets, we have used a 'X' symbol for the data. However a range of different symbols can be used - a common alternative is small circles.

We have split our 4th grade line plots worksheets into two sections.

  • The first section is all about creating line plots from reading scales and sets of data.
  • The second section is all about interpreting line plots.
  • There is also a separate challenge section where you need to use your problem solving skills to place the data correctly into the line plot.

Creating Line Plots 4th Grade Worksheets

For the first two worksheets, you need to read a scale to work out the data values which then need to be put into the line plot.

Sheet 3 involves converting a tally chart into a line plot and answering questions about the line plot.

Interpreting Line Plots Worksheets 4th Grade

These sheets involve answering questions about a range of line plots.

There are two line plots on each sheet to answer questions about.

Line Plots Challenges 4th Grade

We have created a sheet for more able students who are already confident using line plots.

They are more advanced and require problem solving skills to work out.

You have to follow the clues to work out where to put the data points into the line plot.

There are two separate line plots to solve on this sheet.

Looking for some easier Line Plot Worksheets

Here is a range of free line plot worksheets for 3rd graders.

The worksheets follow a similar format to those on this page, but are at an easier level.

Looking for some harder Line Plot Worksheets

Here is a range of free line plot worksheets for 5th graders.

The worksheets follow a similar format to those on this page, but are at a harder level.

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Moe 4th Grade Data & Statistics Worksheets

Using these 4th grade math worksheets will help you to:

  • draw and read bar graphs with increasingly complex numbers;
  • read, interpret and draw line graphs;
  • read and interpret bar graphs and venn diagrams

Line Plots 4th Grade Online Quiz

Our quizzes have been created using Google Forms.

At the end of the quiz, you will get the chance to see your results by clicking 'See Score'.

This will take you to a new webpage where your results will be shown. You can print a copy of your results from this page, either as a pdf or as a paper copy.

For incorrect responses, we have added some helpful learning points to explain which answer was correct and why.

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This quick quiz tests your knowledge and skill at reading and interpreting line plots at a 4th grade level.

Many of the questions on this quiz are similar to the questions on the Interpreting Line Plots worksheets.

 

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