Assessment resource Pobble arrays: find factors: assessment

TLF ID L9832

Test your understanding of arrays by arranging pobbles into equal columns and rows. Look at the given number of pobbles and enter the number of gates and rows. For example, decide how many equal rows of pobbles are needed to fit 24 of them through four gates. The object starts with a practice task, which provides text and animation feedback. This assessment object is one in a series of two objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students find sets of factors for a number.
  • Students apply the commutative property of multiplication.
Educational value
  • Assesses knowledge of basic number facts that underlie effective multiplicative thinking.
  • Assesses use of the commutative property of multiplication.
  • Provides a practice task with scaffolded feedback.
  • Provides a printable report of the student's performance.
Year level

4; 5

Learning area
  • mathematics
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Name: Erica Dale
    • Organisation: Tungaroo Software
    • Address: Manly NSW 3095 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Jenni Way
    • Address: Springwood NSW 2777 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Gayl O’Connor
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Technical implementer
    Access profile
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    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Assessment resource
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    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.

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