Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School


Monday 1st February 2021


Activity - Tally Charts

Today's activity is all about tally charts! The video below introduces the topic and gives you some ideas about the type of data you could collect for your own tally charts. There is also a blank tally chart below the video if you would like to use it. Have fun recording your data!

Activity - Make your own tally charts

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Tuesday 2nd February 2021


In today's lesson we are given some data and asked to put it into tally charts. Remember, tally charts are a systematic method of recording data, as we can count in 5s to make it easier for ourselves!

Make tally charts

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Wednesday 3rd February 2021


Today we will be using tally charts to create a different represenattion of the data - pictograms! You could use lego bricks, pasts or coins to help 'build' your data before drawing the pictures. Is it easier to read a pictigram or a tally chart?

Draw pictograms

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Thursday 4th February 2021


Today we are going to take completed pictograms and figure out what the data is representing. Then, you'll need to be able to compare the data to make some conclusions from what you see.

Interpret pictograms

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Friday 5th February 2021


In today's lesson, we are going to use all of our fantastic new mathematical knowledge to solve some problems and reason about statements involving statistics.


The document below includes 4 different questions for you to apply your learning from this week.


Have fun!

Reasoning and problem solving

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