2

6

Keywords:

place value

Students demonstrate their understanding of place value by identifying numbers shown in a shape-based number system.

2

6

Keywords:

place value

4

1

Keywords:

fabrics

glass

metals

opaque

plastics

properties

translucency

transparency

vocabulary

wood

Select which materials are transparent, opaque, or translucent. Assessment focus: vocabulary of a material property.

3

3

Keywords:

adaptation

birds

ecology

feet

Task: students explain links between a bird's feet and its lifestyle.

5

1

Keywords:

compounds

elements

mixtures

properties

states of matter

Students classify six common substances as either a solid, liquid, or a gas. Students then group these substances into elements, mixtures, or compounds.

2

4

Keywords:

direction

left

location

maps

right

Students describe a path (locus) drawn on a simple map of the zoo using the directions "left" or "right".

2

4

Keywords:

digital time

time

Students order times by selecting the appropriate time, written in words, for each of Pirate Pete's morning activities.

3

4

5

Keywords:

perimeter

rectangles

Students find the perimeters for range of different 4-sided polygons.

4

0

Keywords:

classification

evolution

mammals

platypus

Task: answer questions about classification of a platypus. Assessment focus: classification features of mammals.

3

4

4

Keywords:

decimals

nemp

ordering numbers

place value

time

For this NEMP task students interpret a table of Olympic 1500-metre times, identifying fastest and slowest times.

5

0

Keywords:

energy

exploring

light

physical inquiry

refraction

science investigation

Students carry out a simple experiment to illustrate refraction. They then explain why this happened.

5

1

Keywords:

electricity

energy

exploring

investigation

physical inquiry

static electricity

Students carry out a simple experiment with static electricity and then explain their findings.

4

2

Keywords:

fractions

matching

probability

qualitative probability

Students match the descriptions: certain, impossible, good chance, poor chance, even chance to a set of probabilities shown as a fraction.

3

2

Keywords:

angle of rotation

rotation

rotational symmetry

symmetry

transformations

Students identify the smallest fraction of a turn so that a shape remains the same.

4

1

Keywords:

circuits

conductors

electricity

energy

physics concepts

Identify from four circuit diagrams which bulbs will light up. Assessment focus: electrical circuits.

4

5

Keywords:

energy

light

light sources

physics concepts

From a collection of familiar objects, students identify all those that can be a source of light. They then explain the term 'source of light'.

4

4

0

Keywords:

changes

metals

temperature

Task: Describe changes to iron as it is heated or cooled. Assessment focus: changes to metals as they are heated and cooled.

4

7

Keywords:

comprehension

inference

locate information

narrative

Students read an extract from the narrative 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' and answer a combination of multiple-choice and short answer questions.

3

1

Keywords:

capacity

conversion of units

Students answer questions about the total capacity in litres given the number of cups that fill the containers.

2

4

Keywords:

divisibility

even numbers

odd numbers

Students identify odd and even numbers by colouring them different colours.

4

5

Keywords:

area

composite shapes

perimeter

rectangles

squares

Students calculate the perimeter and area of three composite shapes.

3

15

Keywords:

length

units of measurement

Students select the best unit measure of length for a number of situations.

2

5

Keywords:

number patterns

recursive rules

Students complete a table and write a rule about the number of leaves on a growing plant.

5

2

Keywords:

evolution

genetics

monohybrid cross

punnet square

Students answer questions about genotype and phenotype in cats, and explain a breeding result for the genetic characteristic 'taillessness'.

4

2

Keywords:

grid references

The context for this task is a grid-referenced map of historical sites. Students locate items at three grid references then write the grid references for all the castles on the map.