3

3

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problem solving

Students use problem-solving strategies to work out how to carry two men and two children across a river using one canoe. Students record their solution on a sheet provided.

3

3

Keywords:

problem solving

1

1

3

Keywords:

addition

whole numbers

Students answer questions that involve adding two or three numbers.

1

4

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subtraction

Students answer questions that involve subtracting numbers.

5

4

Keywords:

basic facts

cubic numbers

square numbers

Students identify square and cubic numbers mentally in a timed test.

5

3

Keywords:

distances

rates

speed

time

Students convert speeds of vintage cars into kilometres per hour, and calculate distances travelled at these speeds.

4

6

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negative numbers

number lines

Students identify negative and positive numbers on a number line and suggest real life experiences that would involve negative numbers.

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2

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repeating patterns

Students draw the next shapes in spatial sequential patterns.

3

3

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capacity

division

Students work out how many doses in a larger measure of medicine.

1

3

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number patterns

Students find missing numbers to complete addition and subtraction number patterns.

5

1

Keywords:

graph construction

linear equations

Students construct a graph for each linear equation given.

2

3

3

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divisibility

division

factors

multiples

Students identify multiples of 5 and of 3, and explain their reasoning.

4

1

Keywords:

graph interpretation

relationships

Students demonstrate their understanding of a graph showing the relationship between the cost of different bottles of drink and the amount each bottle contains. They then explain which bottle of drink is the best value for money paid.

4

1

Keywords:

addition

decimals

nemp

subtraction

For this NEMP task students perform a range of addition and subtraction calculations using whole numbers and decimals.

2

2

Keywords:

money

subtraction

Students work out the change from given amounts of money for different purchases.

4

2

Keywords:

addition

discussion

estimation

Students estimate an addition problem, share their methods, discuss the front-end method and then do more problems using front-end.

5

4

Keywords:

algebraic expressions

substitution

Students show how to solve a series of algebraic expressions by substituting given numbers.

2

4

Keywords:

patterns

repeating patterns

Students identify the repeating part of patterns.

3

4

1

Keywords:

addition

decimals

subtraction

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

4

5

1

Keywords:

division

estimation

multiplication

Students estimate and explain how they estimated their answer for two number problems: one involving multiplication; and the other division.

3

4

3

Keywords:

decimals

length

subtraction

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

4

1

Keywords:

distance-time graphs

graph interpretation

line graphs

rates

speed

Students complete and interpret a graph to answer questions about time, distance and speed.

5

0

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flowcharts

linear equations

tree diagrams

Students use a flowchart to find solutions and generate rules from them.

5

0

Keywords:

flowcharts

linear equations

rules

Students interpret information from a flowchart to calculate the total costs of different sized groups staying in a motel for varying lengths. They also complete a linear algebraic equation to show the costs of one group's stay.