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# reSolve: Statistics: Shoes

This lesson engages students in gathering and representing data on the shoes that students wear to school. Students work together as a class to sort their shoes into different categories of their choosing. They organise and represent their data using a picture graph, then use the graph to answer questions and make simple inferences. The lesson is outlined in detail including vocabulary, curriculum links, discussion points, student materials and further activities. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry program.

Year level(s) Foundation
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords classification, data collection, questionnaires, picture graphs, sorting

## Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Statistics, Build understanding, Apply understanding, Number
Topics Data representation and interpretation, Operating with number
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9MFST01
Collect, sort and compare data represented by objects and images in response to given investigative questions that relate to familiar situations

Numeracy progression Interpreting and representing data (P1)