Interpreting Histograms – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on interpreting histograms that looks at how to find frequencies and averages from histograms. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To be able to interpret a histogram.
  • To be able to find averages from histograms.

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 ‘Interpreting Histograms’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Histograms Introduction
  • Histogram Example
  • Mini-Plenary
  • Student Worksheet on Interpreting Histograms
  • Spot the Mistakes Slide
  • Cumulative Frequency, Box Plots & Histograms Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the seventh 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: