Work Sample : Lou

Activity : Changing rectangles

    Changing rectangles - Lou : Grade Commentary

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Lou has shown a basic understanding of the formula for area and perimeter. Although Lou has been able to give examples of area and perimeter and calculate these accurately, the notation for units of area has not been used in the answers. Lou has had difficulty expressing a justification and conclusion using mathematical reasoning and terminology. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade D standard at the end of Stage 3.

Grade D

The student has a basic knowledge and understanding of the content and has achieved a limited 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 undertake investigations, selecting appropriate technological applications and problem-solving strategies. They use mathematical terminology and some conventions and they give valid reasons when comparing and selecting from possible solutions, making connections with existing knowledge and understanding.
  • Measurement and Data
    Students select and use the appropriate unit to estimate, measure and calculate length, area, volume, capacity and mass. They use 24-hour time in real-life situations and construct timelines. Students draw and interpret a variety of graphs using a scale.
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