Work Sample : Lee

Activity : Hidden number

    Hidden number - Lee : Grade Commentary

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Lee has demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of number patterns and the organisation of a hundreds chart. There is high level of competence in using complex operations. The missing number has been correctly identified and six reasons have been given for this answer, but there are no examples to verify the explanations. Lee has accurately counted forwards and backwards, and used place value. Although there is evidence of advanced thinking appropriate mathematical language and diagrams or symbols have not been used. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade B standard at the end of Stage 1.

Grade B

The student has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the content and a high level of competence in the processes and skills. In addition, the student is able to apply this knowledge and these skills to most situations.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Working Mathematically
    Students ask questions and use objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems. They link mathematical ideas and use everyday language, some mathematical language and diagrams to explain how answers were obtained.
  • Number
    Students count, order, read and write numbers up to 999 and use a range of mental strategies, informal recording methods and materials to add, subtract, multiply and divide. They model and describe objects and collections divided into halves and quarters. Students sort, order and count money and recognise and describe the element of chance in familiar activities.
  • Patterns and Algebra
    Students describe, create and continue a variety of number patterns and relate addition and subtraction facts to at least 20.
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