Reading and interpreting bar graphs

In this lesson, we will build on knowledge of data to accurately read and understand a range of bar charts.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If this symbol represents 3, how many would I need to use to show 15?

1/4

Q2.In this graph, how many people travelled by train?

2/4

Q3.Using the graph above. If 2 more circles were added to the walking column, how many would have walked in total?

3/4

Q4.Looking at this graph. How many more circles will I add to the bike column if 6 more people say they travelled that way?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If this symbol represents 3, how many would I need to use to show 15?

1/4

Q2.In this graph, how many people travelled by train?

2/4

Q3.Using the graph above. If 2 more circles were added to the walking column, how many would have walked in total?

3/4

Q4.Looking at this graph. How many more circles will I add to the bike column if 6 more people say they travelled that way?

4/4

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Reading and Interpreting Bar Charts Quiz

Let's see what you have learnt about bar charts today?

Q1.The 2 axes on a bar chart are called...

1/4

Q2.Every bar chart has...

2/4

Q3.How many people traveled by bike?

3/4

Q4.Which colour was seen 9 times?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Reading and Interpreting Bar Charts Quiz

Let's see what you have learnt about bar charts today?

Q1.The 2 axes on a bar chart are called...

1/4

Q2.Every bar chart has...

2/4

Q3.How many people traveled by bike?

3/4

Q4.Which colour was seen 9 times?

4/4

Lesson summary: Reading and interpreting bar graphs

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