Tally is a important tool in calculating monetary terms, accountancy, tax and GST calculating, managing commercial transactions effectively and efficiently. Tally helps you to manage all your data in a proper way and can be efficiently accessed whenever needed. It allows you to all your data in well-mannered way.
Discuss as a whole class how surveys or collecting data can be useful in our lives. Model a sample tally sheet for students. Imagine you want to eat healthier. Create a two-column chart. On the left write a list of different foods. Ask students how often in the last week they have eaten each food. Tally all of the answers. Discuss with students how the data could be useful. Introduce the strategy tally sheet as a way to collect data on our use of literacy strategies.