Picture graphs - one symbol represents many

  • Grade: Grade 4
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Picture graphs - one symbol represents many

Grade 4
Data, Graphs and Statistics
Interpret data presented using picture graphs where one symbol represents many
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Interactive Activity
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  • Year 4
    • Statistics and Probability
      • Data representation and interpretation

        • ACMSP095 – Select and trial methods for data collection, including survey questions and recording sheets

        • ACMSP096 – Construct suitable data displays, with and without the use of digital technologies, from given or collected data. Include tables, column graphs and picture graphs where one picture can represent many data values

        • ACMSP097 – Evaluate the effectiveness of different displays in illustrating data features including variability

  • 5 – Year 5
    • 5.S – Statistics
      • 5.S.1 – Investigate summary and comparison questions by using the statistical enquiry cycle:

        • 5.S.1.a – Gather, display, and identify patterns in category and whole-number data

        • 5.S.1.b – Interpret results in context

  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.S – Statistics
      • 6.S.1 – Investigate summary and comparison questions by using the statistical enquiry cycle:

        • 6.S.1.a – Gather or access multivariate category and whole-number data

        • 6.S.1.b – Sort data into categories or intervals, display it in different ways, and identify patterns

        • 6.S.1.c – Interpret results in context, accepting that samples vary

  • KS2.Y4 – KS2 Year 4
    • Year 4 programme of study
      • KS2.Y4.S – Statistics

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y4.S.2 – Solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs

This activity is not included in United States – Common Core State Standards.

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