12 Smart Charts Chi-Chi, Meow-Meow Yamini did a project ‘Animals and Birds’. She asked each child of herclassaboutonefavouritepetanimal. She used tally marks to record each answer. For example if ‘’ line infrontof‘ ’ someonesaidcatsheputone cats .Whensomeonesaid‘’ meanstwocatsand 5catagain,sheaddedaline.So meanscats. ‘’ HelpInall24childrensaidcatwastheirfavouriteanimal.Yaminicompletethetable. Animal Tally Marks Number 24 Cats Dogs Rabbits Cows Parrots Goats Squirrel DLook at the tally marks and write the number for each animal inthe manychildreninalldidYaminitalktable. Howto?' D Whichisthemostfavouritepetanimalinthistable? ' D Which pet will you like to have? What will you name it? Which otheranimalscanbekeptathome?Discuss. 159 HelpingHands In the EVS period, the teacher asked children whether they help their parents at home. There were different answers. Children named the work in which they help their parents the most. The teacher collected theiranswersandmadeatable. Help most in house work Number of children Going to the market 47 Washing utensils 15 Washing clothes 3 Making, serving food 25 Cleaning the house 10 Total children who said they help their parents 162 AdMad!! Ragini loves to watch cartoons on television. One day she thought of counting the number of ads during the breaks. She found that in each break there were 14 advertisements. In 10 of thoseadstherewerechildrenasactors. DWhydoyouthinkthatchildrenareusedinsomanyads? D Use tally marks to count the number of ads during a short breakinaprogramme. Werethereadsduringthenewsprogramme? Tryyourself ?D Next time when you watch your favourite TV programme, count the number of ' advertisements during each break. Use tally marks. Put a dot below the tally when you find children in any advertisement. D Compare with your friends. Do you get ' differentanswers? 164

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