Mathematics

Preliminary Course - Assessment Schedule - Mathematics 

 

 

Task

Time

Components  (Type of Task)

Outcomes

Weight

 

1

 

Week 8

Term   1

 

Written test and/or investigation

 

P1,  P2,  P3

 

15

 

2

 

Week 5

Term   2

 

 

HALF YEARLY EXAM

 

P1,  P2,  P3,  P4,  P5

 

20

 

3

 

Week 2

Term   3

 

Written test and/or investigation

 

P1,  P2,  P3,  P4,  P5,  P6

 

25

 

4

 

Week 9

Term   3

 

 

YEARLY EXAM

 

P1,  P2,  P3,  P4,  P5,  P6,  P7,  P8

 

40

 

 

 

             TOTAL

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Preliminary Course Outcomes - Mathematics           

A student:

P1       demonstrates confidence in using mathematics to obtain realistic solutions to problems;

P2       provides reasoning to support conclusions which are appropriate to the context;

P3       performs routine arithmetic and algebraic manipulation involving surds, simple rational expressions and trigonometric identities;

P4       chooses and applies appropriate arithmetic, algebraic, graphical, trigonometric and geometric techniques;

P5       understands the concept of a function and the relationship between a function and its graph;

P6       relates the derivative of a function to the slope of its graph;

P7       determines the derivative of a function through routine application of the rules of differentiation;

P8       understands and uses the language and notation of calculus.

 

HSC Course - Assessment Schedule - Mathematics

 

 

Outcomes which relate to the areas of study

Components

Weightings (Syllabus)

%

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

Date

End T4 Yr11

Date

End T1

Yr12

Date

Mid T2

Yr12

Date

Early T3

Yr12

AT1

Written test

 

AT2

Half Yearly

3 hours

AT3

Written test

 

AT4

Trial HSC

3 hours

H1, H2, H3,

H4, H5, H6,

H7, H8

Concepts, skills and techniques

 

50

7.5

15

7.5

20

H1, H2, H3,

H4, H5, H6,

H7, H8, H9

Reasoning and communication

 

50

7.5

15

7.5

20

MARKS

100

15

30

15

40

Outcomes Assessed by Task

P1 P2 P3

 

P1 P2 P3 P4

P5

P1 P2 P3 P4

P5  P6

P1 P2 P3 P4

P5  P6 P7 P8

 
HSC Course Outcomes - Mathematics 

A student:

 

H1         seeks to apply mathematical techniques to problems in a wide range of practical contexts

H2         constructs arguments to prove and justify results

H3         manipulates algebraic expressions involving logarithmic and exponential functions

H4         expresses practical problems in mathematical terms based on simple given models

H5         applies appropriate techniques from the study of calculus, geometry, probability, trigonometry and series to solve problems

H6         uses the derivative to determine the features of the graph of a function

H7         uses the features of a graph to deduce information about the derivative

H8         uses techniques of integration to calculate areas and volumes

H9         communicates using mathematical language, notation, diagrams and graphs