4

1

Keywords:

National Standards

negative numbers

number lines

scale

Students answer questions involving negative numbers about rising and falling water levels.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

1

Keywords:

National Standards

negative numbers

number lines

scale

Students answer questions involving negative numbers about rising and falling water levels.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

4

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

money

spending

Students add up amounts of money including dollars and cents.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

3

4

5

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

key competencies

subtraction

Student solve addition problems where the missing value is located in different positions. This may mean that students transform the problem into a subtraction one. Students reflect on the easiest and hardest problems, and explain their choice.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 6-7

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

1

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

money

multiplication

Students use addition and multiplication to work out the cheapest of several price options.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Multiplicative thinking, sets 6-7

4

2

Keywords:

National Standards

multiplication

work samples

This task requires students to show how to calculate multiplication problems with multi-digit numbers.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

2

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

weight

work samples

Students find the sum of a number of given decimal weights of objects or the post.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

2

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

length

measuring

perimeter

work samples

Students measure the length of sides and calculate the perimeter for a number of polygons.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Measurement sense, sets 6-7

4

1

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

division

multiplication

subtraction

Students use all four operations to perform calculations using decimal values.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Multiplicative thinking, sets 6-7

3

4

1

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

subtraction

Students calculate addition and subtraction problems, written in decimal form, for city populations.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 6-7

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

5

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

money

Students perform addition and multiplication based on information given in decimal form in a table.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

3

4

1

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

length

subtraction

Students work out the difference in distances of throws and jumps of various athletic events.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 6-7

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

3

4

1

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

division

equal sharing

remainders

Students calculate the numbers of pieces of fruit and vegetables divided evenly into bags, and any remainder.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 6-7

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Multiplicative thinking, sets 4-5

Multiplicative thinking, sets 6-7

3

4

1

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

subtraction

Students use addition and subtraction to calculate in temperatures over periods of time.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 6-7

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

2

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

subtraction

Students use given distances to calculate other distances.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

5

1

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

multiplication

negative numbers

Students perform calculations on indoor cricket scores, which include negative numbers.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Multiplicative thinking, sets 6-7

Multiplicative thinking, sets 8-9

4

5

0

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

negative numbers

subtraction

Students perform addition and subtraction problems involving negative numbers.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

0

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

money

subtraction

Students calculate the changes to an account balance after two withdrawals and a deposit.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

3

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

division

money

multiplication

rates

subtraction

Students use prices of vegetables to perform all four arithmetic operations on decimal numbers.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Multiplicative thinking, sets 6-7

4

0

Keywords:

addition

estimation

front-end

Students discuss making an initial estimate in addition problems using the front-end method followed by compensation to get a more accurate estimate. They then use this method on two addition problems.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

3

4

1

Keywords:

addition

concept cartoons

discussion

estimation

Students decide which children are estimating and which are not, and explain their reasoning.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 6-7

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

1

Keywords:

Decimals

National Standards

addition

money

multiplication

Students carry out calculations involving addition, and multiplication of whole numbers by decimal numbers.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Multiplicative thinking, sets 6-7

4

0

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

multiplication

negative numbers

subtraction

Students find the biggest and smallest numbers from a list of positive and negative numbers. They add, subtract and multiply using these numbers.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

Multiplicative thinking, sets 6-7

4

0

Keywords:

National Standards

addition

estimation

Students to show how they estimate in some addition problems.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

3

4

2

Keywords:

Fractions

National Standards

key competencies

ordering fractions

Students identify fractions that are greater than a half, explain their reasoning, and identify how far from half some fractions are.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 6-7

Additive thinking, sets 7-8

4

0

Keywords:

National Standards

bi-variate data

data collection

table construction

table interpretation

This practical task requires students to collect data about gender and left- or right- handedness from a group or class, present their data in a 2 × 2 array, and make a statement based on their findings.

LPF Aspect:

Additive thinking, sets 7-8