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Assessment Resource Centre (ARC)

  1. Stage 3
  2. Mathematics
  3. Activities
  4. At the grand final
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At the grand final

Grade Work Samples
Midway through Stage 3 (end of Year 5)
Grade B Ricky   Mackenzie  
Grade C Sascha   Bobby  
New Work Samples

Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

Working Mathematically, Number

Description of activity

Students are provided with a scenario and a price list. They complete the worksheet based on the scenario and show their working.

Suggested materials

Worksheet, paper, pencils

Prior learning

Students have performed calculations with money.


Applying Strategies (WMS3.2)
Selects and applies appropriate problem-solving strategies, including technological applications, in undertaking investigations
Addition and Subtraction (NS3.2)
Selects and applies appropriate strategies for addition and subtraction with counting numbers of any size
Multiplication and Division (NS3.3)
Selects and applies appropriate strategies for multiplication and division

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • perform calculations with money
  • use a range of strategies for addition, subtraction and multiplication problems
  • demonstrate how an answer was obtained.
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