Maximising Test Results: Solving NAPLAN*-style word problems provides photocopiable resources for teachers to prepare Year 9 students for the national numeracy tests, and it will also assist preparation for regular mathematics teaching and classes. It helps students break down a word problem and determine what is required to successfully answer the question. It explores problem solving strategies such as using algebra, working with formulae and using lists and tables. Arranged under the steps Read, Mean, Do, Maths and Answer, the work sheets reinforce keywords, terms and numeracy skills, and include steps for checking that the answer makes sense and truly answers the question.
The PDF version of this book, included on the CD-ROM, is an ideal teacher resource for use on the interactive whiteboard.
Suitable for use on the IWB
Thorough revision of key mathematical skills
As homework, revision or to supplement a lesson
For when the regular teacher is absent
Teaching benefits and features:
Steps for solving a word problem and checking the answer
Tips for answering multiple choice questions
Annotated pages include definitions to reinforce key numeracy skills
Answers are provided to assist with time-efficient preparation and marking
About this series:
lnstant Lessons Quality ready-to-use resources
Each book in the Instant Lessons series is a collection of fresh and versatile work sheet activities that may be photocopied for student use. They are unique in providing the highest learning outcomes with instant usability.
* This is not an officially endorsed publication of the NAPLAN program and is produced by Blake Education independently of Australian Governments.