Term 1
DAY

Topic assessed 
REVISION 
MARCH 
NUMBER(PERCENTAGE) 

APRIL 
ALGEBRA 

Term 2
Term3
AUGUST 
MEASUREMENT 
 OCTOBER 
STATISTICS 1.11 (INTERNAL 3 CREDITS)  
Term 4
NOVEMBER 
EXAMINATIONS 

DECEMBER 
GEOMETRY 1.8 (INTERNAL 3 CREDITS) 

Assessment criteria
You can have a better idea of the level you are at, by looking at what you can do.
NUMBER 
ACHIEVE 
I CAN...
 Round numbers to a specific decimal place
 Round numbers to a specific significant figure
 Convert numbers in standard form
 Calculate values of square roots using calculator
 Solve practical problems using decimals
 Write a quantity as a percentage of another
 Increase quantity by a percentage
 Write and simplify ratios
 Share a quantity into a given ratio

MERIT 
I CAN...
 Use numbers in standard form to solve problems
 Round numbers sensibly in a practical context
 Solve problems involving fractions and percentages:discounts,GST, etc
 Solve problems involving whole numbers without a calculator
 Solve ratio problems

EXCELLENCE 
I CAN...
 Solve problems involving standard form and calculator
 Estimate sensibly to check answers
 Solve multistep problems and communicate the results sensibly
 Find the GST inclusive and exclusive price

ALGEBRA 
ACHIEVE 
I CAN...
 Find the next term in pattern
 Write a rule in symbols for a pattern
 Select a rule to match a given pattern
 Plot points given the linear equation
 Find the yintercept on a linear graph
 Solve equations involving x in one side
 Write equations from simple word problems
 Collect like terms 2b  4c + 6b, etc
 Multiply and divide terms
 Expand one bracket
 Factorise into one bracket
 Substitute into a formula

MERIT 
I CAN...
 Substitute into a rule to create a pattern
 Write a rule in symbols for a nonliner pattern
 Find yintercept and gradient from an equation
 Interpret the meaning of the intercept and gradient
 Find the equation of horizontal and vertical lines
 Draw the graph of a line from an equation
 Read and interpret negative gradients from graphs and equations
 Solve equations with brackets, fractions and x in both sides
 Collect more complicated like terms, 2x^{2}y + 3xy^{2}  x^{2}y, etc
 Expand two brackets
 Factorise into two brackets
 Substitute into complicated formulae
 Rearrange linear formula
 Form and solve equations from word problems

EXCELLENCE 
I CAN...
 Write a rule for a pattern representing a practical situation
 Solve equations with combinations of brackets, fractions and x in both sides
 Substitute into any formula and find the unknown value
 Solve word problems wich can be related to another topic in mathematics
 Read the gradient from a graph in a complex situation
 Interpret the meaning of the points of intersection of lines
 Interpret the gradient and intercept for practical situation
 Find the equation of a line from a practical situation

MEASUREMENT 
ACHIEVE 
I CAN...
 Use a ruler, tape measure, scales, thermometer, measuring cylinder and read the scale accurately
 Use metric units sensibly in a measurements
 Find the perimeter of a shape (including a circle)
 Find areas including surface area
 Find volumes
 Solve problems involving capacity (mL and L)
 Solve problems involving time using both 12 and 24 hour measure

MERIT 
I CAN..
 Find areas of composite objects
 Give the limits of accuracy for measurements taken
 Choose the correct formula for my calculations
 Draw a diagram of a measurement problem given in words
 Convert between m^{2} and Ha and cm^{3} and L
 Solve problems about rates e.g. km / hr
 Read and understand scales on measuring tools
 Estimate, lengths, mass, area, volumes, times and temperatures.

EXCELLENCE 
I CAN...
 Choose a sensible model and solve a problem where the model may not necessarily fit exactly
 Give reasons for my choice of model
 Give reasons why my model may give errors in the result
 Solve problems involving several calculations

STATISTICS

ACHIEVE 
I CAN...
 Pose my own question.
 Draw one appropriate graph (scatter plot)
 Calculate appropriate statistics: mean, median, mode.
 Comment on the features of the graph.
 Answer the question.

MERIT 
I CAN...
 Justify the answer I give to my question by referring to graphs and statistics calculations.
 Make comments on features of the data  e.g. line of best fit, etc.
 Answer questions relating to graphs, data or calculations.

EXCELLENCE 
I CAN...
 Make comments about statistical processes such as:
 Sources of bias
 Limitations of the process
 Ways to improve the process.

GEOMETRY 
ACHIEVE 
I CAN...
 Solve simple one step angle problems, giving the reason
 Find unknown exterior angles in polygons
 Find unknown interior angles in polygons

MERIT 
I CAN...
 Find unknowns in 2 steps problems giving a reason for each step of my answer for:
 Interpret bearings
 Present my answer in a way that is easily understood
 Give my answer to the problem in words

EXCELLENCE
I CAN...
 Investigate geometric problems involving at least 3 steps
 Carry out a geometric proof of a shape
 