Interpret and compare data displays: Year 4 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 4 is for the topic of Interpret and compare data displays. Students build on their use of data displays (visualisations) as well as extending their interpretation of data displays. The focus is to compare different representations of a dataset and analyse the effectiveness of different displays. They read the values and interpret the visualisations, noting any patterns or trends.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 4
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 for categorical and discrete numerical variables to address a question of interest or purpose using digital tools; represent data using many-to-one pictographs, column graphs and other displays or visualisations; interpret and discuss the information that has been created

Analyse the effectiveness of different displays or visualisations in illustrating and comparing data distributions, then discuss the shape of distributions and the variation in the data

Numeracy progression Interpreting and representing data (P4)

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