Resource 1: Tally chart

Teacher resource for planning or adapting to use with pupils

Making tally marks is a useful way to quickly count things in different categories. It involves making a mark or placing a store for each item counted in the particular group. The chart below shows a chart started for siblings in a class of 56 Primary 4 pupils. Each bundle of marks IIII represents five children.

3. Assessing understanding

Resource 2: Charts and graphs