Statistics (Handling Data)
Statistics is the latest term for what was called Handling Data. This no longer appears at all in the Year 1 curriculum, but is introduced in Year 2.
The new statutory requirements for Year 2 state that:
pupils should be taught to:
interpret and construct simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables
ask and answer simple questions by counting the number of objects in each category and sorting the categories by quantity
ask and answer questions about totalling and comparing categorical data.
We have a really great collection of worksheets on pictograms, tally charts, block graphs and bar charts so why not take a dip now? We also have kept our Year 1 Statistics worksheets as we feel it is important that children get an early insight into handling data.
Sorting information into categories, including simple Venn and Carroll diagrams.
Sorting information using lists and carroll diagrams.
Sorting children who can ride a bike or swim using a Carroll diagram.
Interpret and create simple tally charts.
Draw a tally chart of the number of fish spotted. Use the data to complete a bar graph.
Further work on tally charts and bar graphs.
Interpret and draw pictograms.
Flowers, pets and butterflies are the topics for these pictograms.
Crisps, types of home and a school barbeque are the topics for these pictograms.
A pictogram showing the number of books borrowed from the library. Each symbol represents two books.
Not very sunny last summer, according to this pictogram!
More ideas for graphs and pictograms, including number of brothers and sisters and colour of toothbrushes!
Interpreting and drawing block diagrams.
Interpret a block graph and collect data to make similar pet graph.
Was it wet in March? Interpret a weather chart for the month of March and draw a bar graph showing the results.
Great idea for collecting data which can then be used to make lists and show results as a graph.