Collecting Data – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on collecting data that looks at different methods for gathering information and how to use data collection sheets. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To be able to choose suitable data collection techniques.
  • To design and use data collection sheets.
  • To interpret and discuss data.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Collecting Data’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Data Mind Map
  • Example Data Collection Sheet
  • Student Worksheet on Collecting Data
  • True or False Cards
  • Collecting Data Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Tables’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: