# Primary Maths: Tally and Frequency Tables Resources

A variety of data handling activites are listed for children aged 7 to 10, the focus is on data collection with tally charts, frequency tables and pictograms some of which are extended to include representation and interpretation using bar charts and line graphs.

For ages: 7 to 8
Tally Chart
Record information in the tally chart. Choose what information to record from the preset options or make your own list. ... more info
First used for Objective
Follow a line of enquiry by deciding what information is important; make and use lists, tables and graphs to organise and interpret the information
I can decide what information to collect to answer a question
Year 3, Block C, Unit 2

For ages: 7 to 8
Charting Crazes
Click the buttons to record information in the pictogram. Each picture represents two people. For a quick start use the ... more info
First used for Objective
Answer a question by collecting, organising and interpreting data; use tally charts, frequency tables, pictograms and bar charts to represent results and illustrate observations; use ICT to create a simple bar chart
I can show information in a pictogram where each picture represents 2 people
Year 3, Block C, Unit 2

For ages: 7 to 8
Frequency Table and Bar Chart
Enter data in a frequency table. Click the plus and minus buttons to change the frequency. Decide what information you ... more info
First used for Objective
Follow a line of enquiry by deciding what information is important; make and use lists, tables and graphs to organise and interpret the information
Year 3, Block E, Unit 3

For ages: 8 to 9
Car Colour Survey
Record the colour of each car on the tally chart. When you've finished the survey can you make a bsr chart to represent ... more info
First used for Objective
Suggest a line of enquiry and the strategy needed to follow it; collect, organise and interpret selected information to find answers
I can think about an experiment, predict what might happen and decide how I could go about finding out whether it is true
Year 4, Block C, Unit 1

For ages: 9 to 11
Mode Modes
Can you find the mode in a variety of data sets? The data sets are represented as tallies, pictograms, frequency tables,... more info
First used for Objective
Find and interpret the mode of a set of data
I can find the mode of a set of data that I have collected
Year 5, Block C, Unit 1

For ages: 9 & 10
Shoe Size Survey
You can use the activity to work through various data handling tasks from initial data collection on a tally chart throu... more info
First used for Objective
Explain reasoning using diagrams, graphs and text; refine ways of recording using images and symbols
I can use graphs to show findings about a subject or to help explain my answer to a question
Year 5, Block C, Unit 1

For ages: 9 to 11
Mode Modes
Can you find the mode in a variety of data sets? The data sets are represented as tallies, pictograms, frequency tables,... more info
First used for Objective
Find and interpret the mode of a set of data
I can find the mode of a set of data that I have collected
Year 5, Block C, Unit 1

For ages: 9 & 10
Pie Charts
A hands on introduction to pie charts. Drag the handles round to adjust the size of the segments to fit the data in the ... more info
First used for Objective
Answer a set of related questions by collecting, selecting and organising relevant data; draw conclusions, using ICT to present features, and identify further questions to ask.
I can explain what a table or graph or chart tells us.
Year 5, Block C, Unit 2

For ages: 7 to 8
Bar Chart Challenge
Enter data in a frequency table. Click the plus and minus buttons to change the frequency. Decide what information you w... more info
First used for Objective
Answer a question by collecting, organising and interpreting data; use tally charts, frequency tables, pictograms and bar charts to represent results and illustrate observations; use ICT to create a simple bar chart
I can explain what a frequency chart tells me
Year 3, Block C, Unit 1

For ages: 9 to 11
Chart Graph Table?
Identify different types of graph and tables used to record statistics. Can you identify bar charts, pictograms, pie cha... more info
First used for Objective
Construct frequency tables, pictograms and bar and line graphs to represent the frequencies of events and changes over time.
I can explain why I chose to represent data using a particular table, graph or chart.
Year 5, Block C, Unit 3

For ages: 8 to 10
Vowel Count
Use the tally chart to record the number of times each vowel appears in a piece of text. Can you decide which is the bes... more info
First used for Objective
Report solutions to puzzles and problems, giving explanations and reasoning orally and in writing, using diagrams and symbols.
I can tell people what I have found out and show some graphs to back up my conclusions.
Year 4, Block C, Unit 2

For ages: 10 to 11
Netball Group Data
First used for Objective
Construct and interpret frequency tables, bar charts with grouped discrete data, and line graphs; interpret pie charts
I can represent data in different ways and understand its meaning
Year 6, Block C, Unit 1

For ages: 6 to 7
Talent Show Tally
Help Zero Gravity record the results of the talent show using tally marks. Explain why recording with tallies is an effi... more info
First used for Objective
Follow a line of enquiry; answer questions by choosing and using suitable equipment and selecting, organising and presenting information in lists, tables and simple diagrams
I can decide what information I need to answer a question
Year 2, Block C, Unit 1

For ages: 6 to 7
Pictogram
First used for Objective
Follow a line of enquiry; answer questions by choosing and using suitable equipment and selecting, organising and presenting information in lists, tables and simple diagrams
I can organise information and make lists and tables
Year 2, Block C, Unit 2

For ages: 6 to 7
Tally to Graph
First used for Objective
Answer a question by collecting and recording data in lists and tables; represent the data as block graphs or pictograms to show results; use ICT to organise and present data
I can use ICT to show results
Year 2, Block C, Unit 3