2

1

Keywords:

estimation

peer assessment

seconds

time

In this practical task, students work in pairs to estimate how much time they think has passed. One student estimates while the other times.

2

1

Keywords:

estimation

peer assessment

seconds

time

4

4

Keywords:

centre of gravity

explanations

flight

forces

key competencies

observations

physical inquiry

predict-observe-explain

predictions

Task: Predict, observe and explain what will happen when a balloon containing another balloon filled with water is thrown. Assessment focus: making and explaining predictions and observations.

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2

2

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punctuation

sentences

The focus of this resource is selecting the appropriate punctuation to end sentences. The resource ends with a shared activity where students write some sentences about themselves, share them with a partner, and give each other feedback on their punctuation.

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2

2

Keywords:

punctuation

sentences

2

1

Keywords:

bar graphs

data collection

prediction

tally charts

Students estimate and tally the number of each activity their partner completes in 30 seconds. They then identify the best estimate.

3

5

Keywords:

centre of gravity

explanations

flight

forces

key competencies

observations

physical inquiry

predict-observe-explain

predictions

2

5

Keywords:

centre of gravity

explanations

flight

forces

key competencies

observations

physical inquiry

predict-observe-explain

predictions

3

4

4

Keywords:

direct speech

punctuation

This focus of this resource is punctuating direct speech. Students drag speech marks into place to show where direct speech begins and ends. The resource ends with a collaborative writing activity. Students work with a partner to create and punctuate a conversation based on the characters in a photograph.

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4

3

Keywords:

direct speech

punctuation

This focus of this resource is punctuating direct speech. Students drag speech marks, commas, and full stops into place to show where direct speech begins and ends. The resource ends with a collaborative writing activity. Students work with a partner to create and punctuate a conversation based on the characters in a photograph.

3

4

12

Keywords:

2-dimensional shapes

shape properties

Students identify different shapes from clues about their properties and then create their own clues to share with a buddy.

3

0

Keywords:

peer-assessment

prepared speech

speech

teacher rating

A student speaks to another student or a small group about a news article. Two scoring guides are provided.

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5

0

Keywords:

experiments

fair games

peer assessment

prediction

probability

Pairs of students play a game with four dice, calculate the probability of winning the game, comment on how to get a more accurate estimate of the probability, and explain whether the game is fair based on their results.

3

0

Keywords:

māori

māori legend

prepared speech

pūrākau

Students retell a myth or legend to another student. Suggestions for the speech content and scoring guides are included.

2

1

Keywords:

model construction

peer assessment

practical

time

In this practical task, students follow a plan to construct a water timer. They then put on markings for times 1-5 minutes based on observations and recordings.

2

3

Keywords:

bar graphs

data collection

graph construction

investigation

planning investigations

tally charts

Students conduct a practical, statistical investigation. They decide on a question, categories, conduct the survey, tally and graph the results on a bar graph.

4

5

2

Keywords:

experiments

fair games

predict-observe-explain

prediction

probability

Students predict whether two dice games are fair and give their reasons. They then play each game (investigate) fifty times and explain their results.

4

1

Keywords:

distribution

dot plots

fair testing

Students state what things will affect how far a cube will travel when flicked in the middle with a ball-point pen, and conduct an experiment to see what happens in practice.

3

1

Keywords:

distribution

graph construction

graph interpretation

practical

prediction

self assessment

work samples

Students conduct a statistical investigation into the sentence length of different types of books by making and comparing dot plots.

4

0

Keywords:

experiments

prediction

probability

tally charts

In this practical task, students collect data on the number of people in cars passing the school. They then record this, in a table and use the information to make a prediction.

5

0

Keywords:

distribution

experiments

long-run relative frequency

prediction

probability

Students predict the outcome of throwing five dice and confirm their predictions by conducting an experiment and calculating probabilities. After discussing how to get better estimates, they pool their results with others to get a more accurate estimate of how good their predictions were.

3

3

Keywords:

distribution

dot plots

graph construction

graph interpretation

work samples

Students conduct a statistical investigation about their prediction of the most common words used in English. They make graphs, describe their shape, and compare their own graph with ones that other students produce.