## Survey

Grade | Work Samples |
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End of Stage 2 (end of Year 4) | |

Grade B | Jessie |

Grade C | Cam Pat |

## Foundation Statement strands

*The following strands are covered in this activity:*

## Description of activity

Students conduct a survey and organise, display and interpret the data.

- Students conduct a survey to find favourite colour/food/television program among a group of peers.
- Students organise the data into a table.
- They represent the data in two different graphs and comment on the suitability of each.
- Students pose a variety of questions that could be answered using their graphs.

The suggested time allocation for this activity is 60 minutes.

## Suggested materials

Blank paper, rulers, pencils/pens, grid paper

## Prior learning

Students have had experience in collecting data and the use of tally marks and tables. They have had experience constructing a variety of graphs and are familiar with the language of Data.

Board of Studies NSW,* Mathematics K–6 Syllabus, *p 87

## Outcomes

**Data (DS2.1)**

Gathers and organises data, displays data using tables and graphs, and interprets the results**Questioning (WMS2.1)**

Asks questions that could be explored using mathematics in relation to Stage 2 content**Applying Strategies (WMS 2.2)**

Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems**Communicating (WMS2.3)**

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas**Reasoning (WMS2.4)**

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

## Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

- record data in a table
- represent survey data in two different graphs
- pose questions that could be answered using the graphs
- communicate mathematical ideas