## What is Carroll diagram and example?

A Carroll diagram is a way to sort data, such as a group of objects, shapes or numbers, based on given properties or traits in a yes/no fashion. It is named after the author of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, and is sometimes known as Carroll’s square. An example of a Carroll diagram can be seen below.

## What is a Carroll diagram in math?

Put simply, a Carroll Diagram (sometimes known as Lewis Carroll’s square or a bilateral diagram) is a way of sorting objects, numbers and shapes by their traits. It looks like a table and allows people to sort data with more than two criteria into boxes in a visual way using yes/no situations.

**Why we use a Carroll diagram?**

The purpose of the Carroll diagram is to help organize how we sort different math concepts on a visual graph. A Carroll diagram is an easy way to sort objects, numbers, or concepts by two different categories using yes/no situations.

**What is the difference between a Venn and Carroll diagram?**

Venn diagrams and Carroll diagrams are used to sort information. A Carroll diagram allows people to sort data with more than two criteria into boxes in a visual way. A Venn diagram allows people to explore the relationship between sets of data. Each circle represents an individual set of data.

### What is a Carroll diagram Powerpoint?

A Carroll diagram is a way of sorting objects, numbers and shapes. It looks like a table and has different criteria for you to sort with.

### What is the meaning of Carroll?

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Carroll is an Irish surname coming from the Gaelic Ó Cearbhaill and Cearbhall, meaning “fierce in battle”.

**Is a Carroll diagram a two-way table?**

Examples of Carroll Diagrams KS1 A Carroll diagram, Lewis Carroll’s square, biliteral diagram or a two-way table is a diagram used for grouping things in a yes/no fashion.

**How are 2D shapes sorted on a Carroll diagram?**

This resource is designed to develop an understanding of the sorting of 2D shapes on a Carroll diagram using particular properties as criteria. Shapes are sorted by two varying criteria.

#### How can I use a Carroll diagram in the classroom?

You can use it to give pupils examples of how you might use a Carroll diagram. Carroll diagrams help us sort objects based on their defining characteristics, and are a great way of categorising things by their similarities and differences. To find out more about Carroll diagrams, check out our Teaching Wiki!

#### How do you sort a shape?

Sort by one or two conditions. Sort triangles – scalene, equilateral and isosceles. Sort quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, heptagons and octagons, as well as parallelograms, rhombus, kites and trapeziums. Also sort according to a shapes properties such as acute, obtuse, reflex or right angles and symmetry or whether it is a regular shape.

**How many 2D shape sorting activity cards are in year 4?**

Year 4 Geometry: 2D Shape Sorting (Differentiated) Activity Numbers Within 30 Sorting Diagrams and Sorting Cards Year 2 Diving into Mastery: Sort 2D Shapes Activity Cards Carroll Diagram Starry-Eyed Stan Sea Creatures Carroll Diagram Worksheet Spring Animals Shape Sorting Worksheet Carroll And Venn Diagram Pirate Activity