One potato. Two potato. The handy hash mark is a great way to introduce students to collecting and analyzing data of the vegetable or animal variety. These materials will help children create and interpret tally charts counting everything from furry friends to salmon sushi. After teaching tally charts, students might enjoy learning about picture graphs.
The tally mark is a math tool that comes in handy throughout life. It is easy to use, and easy to read. Teaching about tally charts is a great way to introduce graphs and data to first graders. These resources on how to create and read a tally chart are perfect for helping young students develop an appreciation for data one tally mark at a time. Students learn about tally charts with word problems featuring a few of their favorite things, like candy and animals. There are also hands-on activities that help students tally up the world around them. As they learn how to create and read tally charts, students can even use the skill to conduct scientific studies, such as tracking bugs in the backyard. Tally ho!