Lesson 7: Data usage

Pupils will investigate the data usage of online activities

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To investigate the data usage of online activities

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information
  • Understand computer networks including the internet, how they can provide multiple services, such as the world-wide web, and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Should be given time to recap the spreadsheet skills from previous topics.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should either compare four different data allowances or four activities, and complete the extension act

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Richard Williams,  
Computing specialist
Richard is a Year 6 Teacher at St. Pancras Primary School. Richard’s passion for teaching was recognised when he received Suffolk’s ‘Raising The Bar’ award for Innovation 2016. With his class he made the world’s first guided VR:360 school tour…
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