You'll need to work in a group on this problem. Can you use your sticky notes to show the answer to questions such as 'how many boys and girls are there in your group?'.
Have a look at this data from the RSPB 2011 Birdwatch. What can you say about the data?
Class 5 were looking at the first letter of each of their names. They created different charts to show this information. Can you work out which member of the class was away on that day?
Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?
Use the two sets of data to find out how many children there are in Classes 5, 6 and 7.
Letters have different values in Scrabble - how are they decided upon? And would the values be the same for other languages?
Have a look at all the information Class 5 have collected about themselves. Can you find out whose birthday it is today?
Written for teachers, this article discusses mathematical representations and takes, in the second part of the article, examples of reception children's own representations.
Tim's class collected data about all their pets. Can you put the animal names under each column in the block graph using the information?