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How to Draw a Bar Chart: Step-by-Step Guide | KS2 Statistics | Primary Maths

How to Draw a Bar Chart: Step-by-Step Guide

This step-by-step guide for how to draw a bar chart features pages that break down the process into easily digestible steps, each with a numbered step, a friendly action verb phrase, and lively diagrams and illustrations of children matching the action phrases. For instance, “Step 1: Write the Title – Decide on and write the title of your bar chart. The title should be concise and relate to what you are trying to show.” Get ready for an enjoyable journey into creating your own bar charts!”

This step-by-step guide for how to draw a bar chart ensures children grasp the core concepts behind bar charts, fostering a clear understanding of how data can be visually organised and presented. Learning how to draw a bar chart is a hands-on activity that nurtures practical skills, helping children actively engage with data representation.

Includes:
Step 1: Write the Title, Step 2: Draw the Two Axes, Step 3: Decide on the Scale, Step 4: Mark the Two Axes, Step 5: Number the Vertical Axes, Step 6: Names – Horizontal Axes, Step 7: Draw the Bars, Step 8: Colour in the Bars, Step 9: Draw a Key, Step 10: Explain your Findings

Our step-by-step guide for how to draw a bar chart is aligned with KS2 statistics on the primary national curriculum. This primary resource can be used with your ideas for maths activities and games, display boards, teaching material, learning aids, differentiation, homework, and lesson plans.

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