We’ve wrapped up our exploration into measurement for the time being. The class are now moving onto an inquiry into the concept of place value, although there are many connections to be made with measurement.
Mr. Vasiliy will be assessing the students over the next few days, finding out where the children are in their understanding. There are a wide variety of diagnostic tasks that will be placed in the portfolios for you to share with your child. These are taken from our maths resource First Steps Mathematics. After assessment we can then decide where the students should go next. We can also see where the students are on the mathematics continuums that we send home to you at the end of a unit.
Have a look around for numbers and notice how they are used. Are they used as a code, for counting or ordering? Practice saying numbers together at every opportunity.
Try out these games on Maths Masters to help develop an understanding of an incredibly important concept that underpins many elements of mathematics.
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