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Mathematics – Activities

Activities Work Samples
Midway through Stage 3
(end of Year 5)
End of Stage 3
(end of Year 6)

What's the problem?

Students respond to the scenario and record their responses to the problem. View...

9 15

Changing rectangles

Students respond to a given scenario about the perimeter and area of a rectangle with changing dimensions, justifying their answers. View...

5 7

Mixed operations

Students select 15 numbers between 1 and 100. They express each of the selected numbers in two different ways using mixed operations. View...

13

Perimeter

Students investigate how many different four-sided shapes they can construct with a perimeter of 20 centimetres. View...

5

Survey

Students survey the class on their favourite sport, food, colour etc and determine what type of graph is the best to display their set of data. View...

5

At the grand final

Students use a price list to complete a worksheet based on a scenario. View...

4

Treasure Island

Students draw a â€˜Treasure Islandâ€™ map and mark where the treasure is hidden. They write a set of directions, using compass points and grid coordinates, to the location of the hidden treasure on their map. View...

2

Rectangular prisms

Students construct rectangular prisms using 24 interlocking cubes, and record their findings. View...

9

A day in my life

Students list activities they do in a week and record these in analog, digital and 24-hour time. They then create a timeline of events. View...

9

Interpret the graph

Students are given the results of a school survey and asked to interpret the information. View...

7

Triangles

Students use a protractor and ruler to draw a variety of triangles. They label the triangles and explain their features. View...

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