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Lesson Two – Checking Data

This computing teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to discuss and practise how to amend and correct information in a prepared database. The children can suggest problems that might occur if data has been entered incorrectly into a database.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to discuss and practise how to amend and correct information in a prepared database about volcanoes

Learning Objectives

How to prepare information for development. Interpret information, to check it is relevant and reasonable and to think about what might happen if there were any errors or omissions.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how to use a spreadsheet to organise a set of data on a specific topic. I can check and amend data that has been organised in a database.

Checking Data

Teaching sequence to help the children discuss and practise how to amend and correct information in a prepared database

Errors and Omissions

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify errors and omissions in different sets of data

School Trip

Example spreadsheet database to help the children identify and amend errors and omissions in a set of data

School Dinners

Activity to help the children prepare and check a spreadsheet database for errors and omissions in a set of data

Checking Data

Interactive activity to help the children discuss and practise how to amend and correct information in a prepared database

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to discuss and practise how to amend and correct information in a prepared database about volcanoes

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