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# Maths Unit: Dive into Data

Description

This detailed unit plan focuses on the Data Representation and Interpretation aspect of the strand Statistics and Probability. The unit plan contains a visually engaging and explicit presentation to guide your students through learning about data collection and how to represent data results as a picture graph.  The unit comes complete with progressive worksheets, a set of two posters, a picture graph matching game and assessment task to monitor student learning. This presentation touches on tally marks and the importance of organizing data into a table.

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

AC9M2ST01 9

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

AC9M2ST02 9

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

ACMSP048 8.4

Identify a question of interest based on one categorical variable. Gather data relevant to the question

ACMSP049 8.4

Collect, check and classify data

ACMSP050 8.4

Create displays of data using lists, table and picture graphs and interpret them

MA1-1WM old

Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols

MA1-2WM old

Uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems

MA1-3WM old

Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

MA1-17SP old

Gathers and organises data, displays data in lists, tables and picture graphs, and interprets the results

MA1-DATA-01 new

Gathers and organises data, displays data in lists, tables and picture graphs

MA1-DATA-02 new

Reasons about representations of data to describe and interpret the results

VCMSP126

Identify a question of interest based on one categorical variable. Gather data relevant to the question

VCMSP127

Collect, check and classify data

VCMSP128

Create displays of data using lists, table and picture graphs and interpret them