Acquire and record data: Year 7 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 7 is for the topic of Acquire and record data. Students develop a robust statistical vocabulary. This includes defining and distinguishing between discrete numerical and continuous numerical data. To illustrate the differences students should be asked to collect sets of data from their peers. They should describe the differences in the results from each dataset and use these observations to construct definitions.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Statistics
Topics Data representation and interpretation
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Acquire data sets for discrete and continuous numerical variables and calculate the range, median, mean and mode; make and justify decisions about which measures of central tendency provide useful insights into the nature of the distribution of data

Numeracy progression Interpreting and representing data (P5)

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