Interpreting Pie Charts – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on interpreting pie charts that looks at how to read data from pie charts, including finding quantities in different categories, total frequency and mode. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To interpret simple pie charts.
  • To find the mode and total frequency from pie charts.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Interpreting Pie Charts’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Interpreting Pie Charts
  • True or False Cards
  • Extra Support Student Worksheet on Interpreting Pie Charts
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the third lesson in the ‘Pie Charts’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the third lesson in the ‘Representing & Interpreting Data’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Pie Charts unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Representing & Interpreting Data unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: