To plot pie charts at GCSE students are taught to calculate a fraction of the circle using the frequency and sample size. There are examples provided for the teacher to demonstrate and for the students to practice.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
All students should be able to plot and interpret basic facts from a Pie Chart where the sample size is a factor of 360.
Most students should be able to plot and compare facts about a pie chart.
Some students should be able to plot and compare facts about a pie chart and appreciate the limitations of using pie charts to represent data.