This task focuses on using information from a non-fiction book to create a graph and analyze information. Choose and read an excerpt of If the World Were a Village/If America Were a Village. View the spreadsheet and graph below of If America Were a Village (page 14) to show the makeup of religions of the United States. Participants will create a chart using the data of religions of the world from If the World Were a Village (page 14) in Excel. Connect to literacy by using Word to analyze information from the two graphs. Stop and share in small groups participant projects and ideas for extension activities across the curriculum and grade levels.


This is an example of a graph made with Excel using data from If America were a Village.