Posts tagged as "handling data"

Posted by Peter on 8th August 2012

Maths worksheet: the triple jump

The Triple Jump is a fascinating event, combining great athleticism with co-ordination. Originally known as the hop, step and jump it is an excellent activity to carry out with children using a standing start rather than a run up. The American, James Connolly was one of the early competitors, winning in Athens in 1896. Triple […]

Posted by Peter on 2nd June 2011

Year 5 Line Graphs

With a lovely hot summer ahead of us what better way to spend a maths lesson than looking at line graphs of temperatures? In year 5 children are expected to construct and interpret line graphs. The important aspect of a line graph is that each point on the line will have a value. The graph […]

Posted by Peter on 28th March 2011

Year 4 Handling Data: information from a table

As adults we read and interpret information from tables and charts almost on a daily basis, but children need practice at this. To answer the questions on this worksheet children have to understand the layout of the table and interpret the figures. It also needs a nifty bit of adding three numbers, so jottings might […]

Posted by Peter on 13th October 2010

Resource of the Week: Pictogram of birds (year 4)

Here we have another in our series of data handling worksheets for year 4. Each bird on the pictogram represents 5 birds. This page is a starter to show children how to complete and interpret a pictogram so that they can go on to create their own. In this case more information about the most […]

Posted by Peter on 30th June 2010

Resource of the week: Year 4 pictogram

Graphs are often perceived as a quite easy part of maths, but many children find interpreting them correctly quite tricky. This page looks at the most popular cars seen in a village. Each picture of a car represents 5 cars. Again this page should be seen more as a starter to go and collect data […]

Posted by Peter on 27th May 2010

Year 6 maths worksheet: Interpret pie charts

Pie charts are a good way to illustrate the proportion of a whole amount or quantity. The arc length of each sector or the sectors area is proportional to the quantity it represents. This might sound a little tricky, but pie charts can be effective in displaying information. This worksheet looks at a pie chart […]

Posted by Peter on 25th May 2010

Year 5 handling data: weather graph 2

It’s still lovely and sunny here and just as hot as it is in Paris. Here we have a follow up page for the worksheet posted yesterday. Yesterday’s page concentrated on interpreting the data on a graph already drawn. Today’s worksheet gives the data and asks for a graph to be drawn. This can either […]

Posted by Peter on 24th May 2010

Year 5 handling data: weather graph

It’s lovely and sunny here, so what better than a weather chart to brighten the day even further! This worksheet shows a weather graph of the average maximum and minimum temperatures for each month of the year for London. It is typical of many found on weather sites on the internet, holiday brochures and newspapers. […]

Posted by Peter on 21st May 2010

Coming soon: Handling data

Next week is very much a Handling Data week for older children. We will have two quite tricky weather graphs for Year 5 and some pie chart work for Year 6. The weather graphs will show the average maximum and minimum temperatures for each month of the year for different places. It is typical of […]

Posted by Peter on 30th March 2010

Year 1 Maths worksheet: Handling data and sorting shapes

One of the earliest stages of data handling is to be able to sort and a lot of practical work can be done, such as tidying up a drawer of pens, pencils, paper clips etc. The next stage is to be able to record the results and here we have a simple page where the […]