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Church of England First School

Maths

This week we are looking at collecting data (statistics)

Have a look at the following videos to learn more about the best ways to collect data and how to answer questions about it.

Please also go to the video resource centre in the pupils’ tab to see Mrs Bayes explaining more about tally charts, block graph and pictograms.

Monday - tally charts

Have a look at the following tally chart about birds. Can you answer the questions about it below?

Which is the most popular, or common bird?

Which is the least popular, or common bird?

How many people saw a chaffinch?

How many people saw a pigeon?

How many more robins were there than magpies?

How many more magpies were there than pigeons?

 

Tuesday 

Have a look at the following graph. Can you answer the questions below about it?

What type of graph is this?

How many people chose bananas?

How many people chose apples?

Which is the most popular fruit?

Which is the least popular fruit?

How many more people chose apples than grapes?

How many more people chose bananas than pears?

Wednesday - block graphs

Have a look at the following graph and answer the questions below.

Which is the most popular animal?

Which is the least popular animal?

How many people chose horses?

How many people chose cats?

How many more people chose bears than snakes?

How many more people chose cats than snakes?

How many people voted altogether?

Thursday 

Have a look at the following rainforest picture. Can you collect this data in a better way, so that you can read it easily? You can create a tally chart, a pictogram, or a block graph. Use the templates below to help you.

Challenge - Can you write some questions for someone to answer about your chart, or graph? E.g. Which is the most popular rainforest animal?

Friday ​​​​​​ - challenge questions
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