This week we will be looking at data and statistics and learning to interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables. What is a tally chart? When would you use a tally chart? Can you remember the rule when you get to 5?
Your task is to create your own tally chart. Think about what you would like to find out from the people in your house. You may want to know their favourite hobbies, flavour of crisps, favourite TV show, sport or even their favourite lockdown activity. You could even face time or phone your relatives to ask them! There is a flipchart named ‘Tally Chart’ which you can look at to see how to set out and use your tally chart. Some of you may wish to transfer this data into a frequency chart too.
Lesson 2- Pictograms
What is a pictogram? Go through the PowerPoint. Today you will need to use the data you collected yesterday to create your own pictogram. There is a flipchart called ‘Pictogram’ which you can use. Ensure that you understand the importance of neat and accurate work. Work from the template ‘I am learning to present data on a pictogram’. You may also which to use the weblink to create a pictogram on the computer
Extension: Can you interpret some of the data from your pictogram? Which was the most popular option? Which was the least popular?
Lesson 3- 2D Shapes
Use the TopMarks weblink to introduce bar charts.
Today, you will be using the information collected in lesson 1 to create your own bar chart. There is a flipchart called ‘Bar Chart’ which you can use. It is important to keep your work neat and accurate. Do you know where the x and y axis is? Can you label these?
Use the tallies you collected on Monday to present your data in a bar chart. There are a variety of templates to choose from – select one appropriate for you.
Extension: Can you create some questions based on your bar graph and answer these?
Lesson 4 – Answering Questions and Comparing Results
Open the weblink and select level 2. This will present a bar graph and ask some questions about it. Today, your aim is to learn how to read and answer questions using a bar chart.
Use the flipchart ‘Reading bar graphs’ and learn how to read them and answer questions using them.
There are a range of differentiated activities below involving reading bar graphs and answering questions. Select an appropriate activity for you. How many activities can you complete?
Lesson 5 – 8x Tables
Have you completed your MyMaths homework this week? Make sure you do!
Listen to the 8x table song and see if you can join in.
Can you complete the 8xtable speed sheet? Get somebody to time you and see how long it take you to complete. Check your answers!