Society

 

Teaching Activities to Develop Critical Numeracy

Society and History

Catastrophic

How responsible should we be for our pets?
Grade:
5/6 Stage: 8
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making,
Using
Date of Article: 28/05/09, pg 9
    
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Eldest Child More Successful

Grade: 7 Stage: 10
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using, Analysing
Date of Article:26/02/08, pg 12

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What is the impact of ill-health in workplaces?

How can we be more productive in our work?
Grade:
7/8 Stage: 9/10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, average, surveying
Context: Society, Health and Wellbeing
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making,
Using, Analysing
Date of Article: 25/03/08, pg 8
    
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What brands do we trust?

Grade: 7/8  Stage: 9/10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Surveys and samples
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using, Analysing
Date of Article: 13/06/09, pg 3
    
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How cluttered are Australian homes?

What are the implications of valuing stuff?
Grade:
7/8/9  Stage: 9/10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, Average, Graphing
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using
Date of Article:24/01/2008
     
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Are students failing to do enough homework?

What does it mean to be a successful student?
Grade:
8/9  Stage: 10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, surveying, average
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using
Date of Article:24/10/08, pg 17

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Myth, fact or fiction?

How do we know if something is true?
Grade:
8/9  Stage: 10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Surveying
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using, Analysing
Date of Article: 4/02/08, pg 5

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Injuries in the workplace

What does it mean to work safely?
Grade:
8/9 Stage: 11/12
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, graphing
Context: Health and Wellbeing, Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, meaning-making, Using
Date of Article:20/10/08, pg 13
    
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Citizenship Test

What does it mean to be a successful Australian Citizen?
Grade:
8/9/10 Stage: 10 / 11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, surveying
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using, Analysing
Date of Article:29/01/08, pg 4

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You're busted!

Grade: 9/10 Stage: 8/9
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: number
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using
Date of Article: 19/11/08, p 17

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Costs Soaring

How can payment systems for resources encourage us to live more sustainably?
Grade:
9/10 Stage: 11/12
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, graphing
Context: Environment, Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making,
Using, Analysing
Date of Article: 04/06/09, pg 1
    
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Building forecasts

How do we forecast the future?
Grade:
9/10 Stage: 11/12/13
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, graphing
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using, Analysing
Date of Article: 28/05/00, pg 19
    
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