Drawing Histograms – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on drawing histograms that looks at how to represent grouped data with uneven class widths using histograms. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To be able to construct histograms for data with unequal class widths.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Drawing Histograms’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Frequency Diagrams Introduction
  • Frequency Density Example
  • Histogram Example
  • Student Worksheet on Drawing Histograms
  • Plenary Relay Race
  • Cumulative Frequency, Box Plots & Histograms Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the sixth lesson in the Cumulative Frequency, Box Plots & Histograms 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: