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reSolve: Assessing Reasoning: Year 4 Exemplars
This series of three exemplar tasks is designed to provoke students' mathematical reasoning and to assist teachers engage in formative assessment of students' abilities to analyse, generalise and justify. Each exemplar is aimed at Year 4, with adaptability to other years. Students analyse the task situation, form or test conjectures, and explain their thinking to others. Lesson materials include task information with suggested reasoning prompts and further activities, along with multiple annotated work samples illustrating the assessment rubric. These exemplar tasks are part of the special topic 'Assessing Mathematical Reasoning'.
|Teaching resource, Assessment task, Assessment advice
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|assessment, reasoning, professional learning, odd numbers, even numbers, number patterns, shapes, explicit teaching
|Strand and focus
|Number, Space, Build understanding, Apply understanding
|Operating with number, Patterns and algebra, Shapes and objects
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Explain and use the properties of odd and even numbers
Follow and create algorithms involving a sequence of steps and decisions that use addition or multiplication to generate sets of numbers; identify and describe any emerging patterns
Multiplicative strategies (P6, P7)
Additive strategies (P8)
reSolve Maths by Inquiry
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