Year 3

Interpreting and presenting data in pictograms and bar charts

Year 3

Interpreting and presenting data in pictograms and bar charts

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will construct pictograms and bar charts from given data, as well as looking at the limitations of graphs.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Tallies are recorded in groups of ...
1
2
3
4
Correct answer: 5
Q2.
What does this tally show?
An image in a quiz
1
4
Correct answer: 5
6
Q3.
Which mode of transport has 7?
An image in a quiz
bicycle
bus
Car
Correct answer: motorbike
Q4.
How many buses were seen?
An image in a quiz
1
2
3
Correct answer: 4
5
Q5.
When are tallies not very useful?
If the numbers are very small
If there are only 3 different things being recorded
When recording modes of transport
Correct answer: When the numbers are large

5 Questions

Q1.
Is this a pictogram or a bar chart?
An image in a quiz
Bar chart
Correct answer: Pictogram
Q2.
If this symbol represents 5 what would a whole one represent?
An image in a quiz
Correct answer: 10
2
20
6
Q3.
What would be a good title for this data?
An image in a quiz
Colour of cars seen from the playground
Ice-creams eaten in one week
Correct answer: Leaves found in the park
Weather in Dover
Q4.
Bar charts can make large amounts of data easier to understand than pictograms, true or false?
False
Correct answer: True
Q5.
Which of the questions below cannot be answered by using this bar chart?
An image in a quiz
Correct answer: How much was spent in class 6?
What is the total amount of money spent by all four classes?
Which class had £15 spent?
Which class had half the money spent as class 2?