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Statistics: tally charts, pictograms and block diagrams

This guide provides a sequence of steps to develop understanding of data displays, from using tally charts through to drawing and interpreting pictograms involving multiplicative thinking.

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Year level(s) Year 1, Year 2, Year 3
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Explicit teaching
Keywords data, tally, tally charts, pictogram, block diagram, interpret, reasoning, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Statistics, Build understanding
Topics Addition and subtraction, Multiplication and division, Data representation and interpretation
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Represent collected data for a categorical variable using one-to-one displays and digital tools where appropriate; compare the data using frequencies and discuss the findings

Acquire data for categorical variables through surveys, observation, experiment and using digital tools; sort data into relevant categories and display data using lists and tables

Create different graphical representations of data using software where appropriate; compare the different representations, identify and describe common and distinctive features in response to questions

Create and compare different graphical representations of data sets including using software where appropriate; interpret the data in terms of the context

Numeracy progression Counting processes (P3)
Interpreting and representing data (P2, P3, P4)

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