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# Dealing with Data

Description

This fun and engaging worksheet asks students to look at the data provided and record tally marks and totals in the frequency table. They are then challenged to think of a fitting question to match the data and if time allows, conduct a survey of their own class.

Suitable for
• Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Rotations / Group Work
• Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9M3ST01 9

Acquire data for categorical and discrete numerical variables to address a question of interest or purpose by observing, collecting and accessing data sets; record the data using appropriate methods including frequency tables and spreadsheets

ACMSP070 8.4

Interpret and compare data displays

VCMSP150

Interpret and compare data displays

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-2WM old

Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-18SP old

Selects appropriate methods to collect data, and constructs, compares, interprets and evaluates data displays, including tables, picture graphs and column graphs

MA2-DATA-01 new

Collects discrete data and constructs graphs using a given scale

MA2-DATA-02 new

Iinterprets data in tables, dot plots and column graphs

Differentiation

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Complete the worksheet with three stars in the top left-hand corner.