School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Mathematics, Grade 2




Standard 4.0 Knowledge of Statistics

Students will collect, organize, display, analyze, or interpret data to make decisions or predictions.


A. Data Displays


  • 1. Collect, organize, and display data
  1. Collect data by conducting surveys
  2. Collect data in tables
  3. Organize and display data to make pictographs using scales of 1:1 and 2:1
  4. Organize and display data to make single bar graphs


B. Data Analysis


  • 1. Analyze data
  1. Interpret data contained in tables
  2. Interpret data contained in pictographs using scales of 1:1 and 2:1
  3. Interpret data contained in single bar graphs using a variety of categories and intervals of 1, 2, 5, and 10

Note: Highlighted assessment limits will be tested in the no calculator section of MSA. In the assessment limit, (0-10) or (-10 to 10) means all numbers in the problem or the answer will fall within the range of 0 to 10 (including endpoints) or -10 to 10 (including endpoints), respectively. All content standards are tested in MSA but not all objectives. Objectives that have an assessment limit are tested on MSA. Objectives without an assessment limit are not tested on MSA.

June 2004