ASSESSMENT CALENDAR > EXAM PAPERS
DAY 
TOPIC ASSESSED

REVISION  MARCH
 AS91032 1.7 TRIGONOMETRY
(4 CREDITS INTERNAL)
 
APRIL 
AS91026 1.1 NUMBERS
(4 CREDITS INTERNAL)  
JUNE 
AS91035 1.10 MULTIVARIATE
(4 CREDITS INTERNAL) 

JULY 
AS91028 1.3 TABLE,EQS,GRAPHS
(4 CREDITS EXTERNAL) 

SEPTEMBER

PRACTICAL EXTERNAL EXAMS
(AS 91027, AS 91028)

 AROUND 19 SEPT (NOT CONFIRMED YET FOR 2014) 
AS91027 1.2 MCAT
Final exam
(4 CREDITS EXTERNAL) 

NOVEMBRE 
EXTERNAL EXAMS
(AS 91028) 
EXTERNAL EXAM RULES
CALENDAR FOR 2014

AS91032  ACHIEVED  I can   apply right angled triangles in solving measurement problems.
 select and use a range of methods in solving measurement problems (at least three different methods)
 demonstrate knowledge of measurement and geometric concepts and terms
 communicate solutions which would usually require only one or two steps.
 use trigonometric ratios
 use Pythagoras’ Theorem in two and three dimensions.
 recognise when shapes are similar and use proportional reasoning to find an unknown length.
 select and use appropriate metric units for length and area
 measure at a level of precision appropriate to the task
 find the height of a tree using its shadow or by measuring an angle of elevation
 find the width of a river
 apply concepts in building construction
 desig and cost a project such as making a playhouse.
 MERIT  I can  apply right angled triangles, using relational thinking, in solving measurement problems.select and carrying out a logical sequence of stepsconnect different concepts and representationsdemonstrate understanding of conceptsform and use a modelrelate findings to a contextcommunicate thinking using appropriate mathematical statements.
 EXCELLENCE  I can   apply right angled triangles, using extended abstract thinking, in solving measurement problems.
 devise a strategy to investigate or solve a problem
 use correct mathematical statements
 communicate mathematical insight.
 solve nonrightangled triangles which can be divided into rightangled triangles.

AS91026  ACHIEVE  I can...
 Select and use a range of methods in solving problems (evidence of at least three different methods is required)
 demonstrate knowledge of number concepts and terms
 communicate solutions which would usually require only one or two steps.
Problems may involve:
 Factors, multiples, powers, and roots
 fractions, decimals, percentages, and integers
 commonly used fraction, decimal, and percentage conversions (See Decimals, fractions and percentages
 rates and ratios
 standard form
 rounding with decimals and significant figures
 direct and inverse relationships with linear proportion
 everyday compounding rates
 MERIT  I can...
 Apply numeric reasoning, with relational thinking, in solving problems by:
 selecting and carrying out a logical sequence of steps
 connecting different concepts and representations
 demonstrating understanding of concepts
 forming and using a model
 relating findings to a context
 communicating thinking using appropriate mathematical statements.
 EXCELLENCE  I can...
 Apply numeric reasoning, with extended abstract thinking, in solving problems, by:
 devising a strategy to investigate or solve a problem
 identifying relevant concepts in context
 developing a chain of logical reasoning, or proof
 forming a generalisation
 using correct mathematical statements
 communicating mathematical insight.

Achieve
Pose a research question with assistance
Explain a plan on how to collect relevant statistics
Draw relevant graph(s)
Describe features of graphs relating to the research question 
Merit
Pose a research question without assistance
Explain a plan on how to collect relevant statistics
Draw relevant graph(s)
Describe features of graphs with justification to make a comparison
Calculate statistics
Describe features of the population based on evidence 
Excellence
Pose a research question without assistance
Explain a plan on how to collect relevant statistics
Draw relevant graphs (At least 2)
Calculate statistics
Make at least 3 comparative statements with supporting evidence
Describe features of the population based on evidence
Consider further areas to investigate or a new research question 
AS90127 MCAT 
ACHIEVE 
I CAN...
 Use straightforward algebraic methods such as:
 factorising and expanding
 simplifying algebraic expressions involving exponents, such as (2x)^{3}
 substituting values into formula
 describing linear patterns based on diagrams or tables.

Solve equations such as:

MERIT 
I CAN...

EXCELLENCE 
I CAN...

ACHIEVE  I CAN...  Sketch a graph of an equation written as y = mx + c (I understand what m & c represent)
 Graph x = a and y = b (I understand what a & b represent)
 Sketch a graph of an equation written as y = (x + a)(x + b) (I understand what a & b represent)
 Sketch a graph of an equation written as y = x^{2} + c (I understand what c represents)
 MERIT  I CAN...  Sketch the graph of any linear equation e.g. 3x + 4y = 12
 Sketch the graph of any quadratic equation y = ax^{2 }+ bx + c
 Write the equation if I am given a straight line graph
 explain the meaning of:
 The point where a graph cuts the y axis (y intercept)
 The point where a graph cuts the x axis (x intercept)
 The gradient (slope)of the graph
 The highest or lowest point on a graph
 EXCELLENCE  I CAN...  Write an equation for a quadratic graph
 Find the equation(s) represented by a graph
 Explain why an equation or graph may not be an exact representation of a practical situation

AS91029  Achievement  I can:
 use a range of methods in solving problems (at least three different methods)
 demonstrate knowledge of algebraic concepts and terms
 communicate solutions which would usually require only one or two steps.
 use formulae
 forming, graphing or manipulating linear equations such as when solving problems
 comparing the rate of change to the gradient of a graph
 using simultaneous equations, inequations, or graphs when solving problems such as those involving simple linear programming.
 Merit  I can:
 connect different concepts and representations
 demonstrate understanding of concepts
 form and use a model
 relate findings to a context
 communicate thinking using appropriate mathematical statements.
 Excellence  I can:
 demonstrate understanding of abstract concepts
 develop a chain of logical reasoning, or proof
 form a generalization
 use correct mathematical statements
 communicate mathematical insight.

