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- Leisa B., Teacher
- Newark, NJ
Tally Charts Teacher Resources
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As learners explore data analysis have them practice reading tally charts using these examples. They answer basic questions about each of three charts, employing addition and subtraction skills. For example, a chart tallying t-shirts sold in various colors asks how many shirts were "sold in all" and "how many more green shirts were sold than white shirts." Once learners finish, they can create tally charts of their own and create questions for a classmate to answer.
In this tally chart worksheet, students will read about tally charts and their uses. Students will make a list of when and why they could make a tally chart. Next students will complete a tally chart and write statements about the information. Finally, students will create their own tally chat.
Students categorize foods into their food groups. In this categorizing foods lesson plan, students watch a DVD on power foods. They then fill in a chart about the 5 food groups. The students then create a food diary that contributes to a class tally chart. And finally each student assembles a manual for steps to good health.
In this data collection and graphing worksheet, students examine a table and a bar graph to determine which better displays information. They work on Gizmo activities and answer the associated questions about frequency, frequency tables, tally charts, and data displays. Gizmo can be found at www.explorelearning.com.
Students design a web that shows the interactions between the living and non-living parts of the environment. They determine what an environment is and how engineers work together to solve problems. They complete a tally chart that they use to create an environmental interactions graph.
In this quantitative data worksheet, students examine how vertical line diagrams can be used to display discrete quantitative data. They read about the use of tally charts to create vertical line graphs that display the data. They complete 7 multi-step questions by creating a tally sheet and vertical line drawing for each data set. They enter their answers in the online version of the worksheet to receive immediate feedback.
Students double check their data collections of Top 20 singles that they've been collecting for several days. Types of data is reviewed in detail and a variety of questions are asked for retention factors of mastery. They draw a tally chart and find frequencies where applicable.
Second graders conduct investigations with counting, comparing, organizing, analyzing, displaying and interpreting data. They pose questions for investigation and collect the data. Students display the data in tally charts, uniform pictograms, and bar charts and discuss their data displays.
Students use data to make a tally chart and a line plot. They find the maximum, minimum, range, median, and mode of the data. Following the video portion of the lesson, students will visit a Web site to test their data collection skills and how well they have mastered the concepts of range, median, and mode.