Types of Data: Continuous and Discrete (Discontinuous) Full Lesson

Types of Data: Continuous and Discrete (Discontinuous) Full Lesson

This full lesson includes a lesson PowerPoint with student activities and tasks included within the document. Answers are also included at each stage for student review. This lesson focuses on the differences between continuous and discrete (discontinuous) data, collecting data and representing it appropriately in a bar chart. Follow up activities include extension questions and the resource comes with pre-drawn student tables and a graph help sheet featuring a template graph for further support. The lesson also touches on math skills.

Included in the lesson:

Engaging starter task
Lesson objectives and lesson keywords
Intro task: Continuous vs discrete (discontinuous) data in a class
Task 1: Collecting data
Task 2: Tallying up
Task 3: Bar chart drawing with support graph
Reflective plenary activity

This lesson is ideal for students who have no prior knowledge of data types. The lesson introduces new keywords such as ‘continuous’ and ‘discrete/ discontinuous’ and engages students through linked activities which are fully resourced and come with accompanying answers.

The resource is a Powerpoint presentation with an accompanying PDF copy, so the resource can be edited and there is also a print-ready version for included worksheets.

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*Please note that this lesson may include American spellings

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Created: Mar 11, 2020

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