Collecting and recording data lesson plan
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- Pupils collect discrete data and record them using a frequency table. They group data where appropriate in equal class intervals, represent collected data in frequency diagrams
- Pupils record continuous data
- AT4 level 4, (level 6 continuous data)
- KS3 Bitesize Worksheets on Completing Frequency Diagrams and Completing Frequency Tables
- Appropriate paper for frequency diagrams
- Basic addition of groups of numbers, then subtractions. This will help the students to work out if they have included all of the people in the list
- The teacher will need to explain how to read tallies. This may be done in the mental starter
- There will also need to be an explanation of the meaning of the boundaries in the second question.
- Pupils can complete the sheet
- The teacher should mark their work before they progress to drawing the frequency diagrams
- The teacher needs to ensure that there is a scale on the x and y axis of the frequency diagram
- Discuss the meaning of the scale on the x axis of the frequency diagrams