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Statistics: line graphs, pie charts and the mean

This guide provides a sequence of small steps for building experience of interpreting data, from using knowledge of scales to read information displayed in line graphs accurately to applying understanding of percentages of amounts to interpret pie charts through to calculating the mean average across contexts.

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Year level(s) Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Explicit teaching
Keywords graphs, pie charts, circles, percentage, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Statistics, Build understanding
Topics Data representation and interpretation, Multiplication and division, Percentage, Fractions
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Interpret and compare data sets for ordinal and nominal categorical, discrete and continuous numerical variables using comparative displays or visualisations and digital tools; compare distributions in terms of mode, range and shape

Numeracy progression Interpreting and representing data (P4)

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