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## What could the question be? - Casey : Grade Commentary

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Casey has demonstrated an adequate level of competence in using different operations to demonstrate number relationships. Addition, subtraction and multiplication problems have been included. A sound understanding of the role of zero and of place value up to four-digit numbers has been demonstrated. The number sentences are accurate and there is a sound understanding of the relationship between repeated addition and multiplication. To progress further, Casey could include word problems and number sentences involving division. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade C standard at the end of Stage 1.

The student has a sound knowledge and understanding of the main areas of content and has achieved an adequate level of competence in the processes and skills.

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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.