reSolve: Statistics: Shoes Image

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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.

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Year level(s) Foundation
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
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 content descriptions
ACMMG066 Identify symmetry in the environment
ACMSP011

Answer yes/no questions to collect information and make simple inferences

National numeracy learning progression Quantifying numbers - QuN2
Interpreting and representing data - IRD1

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