AS 91029

% Maori
Term 1

% Maori
Term 2

N

90%  DNS

75%  DNS

A

10%

25%

M

0%

0%

E

0%

0%

Achievement criteria in studentfriendly language were revisited in conjunction with explicit literacy and teaching strategies as shown below
Algebra  Internal 3 credits  Numeracy
 
ACHIEVED

Form equations, Solve equations (line graph), Substitute

MERIT

Interpret data (in context)

EXCELLENCE

Create and solve your own equation

Literacy Strategy:

3 Level Guide
Achieved  Read on the line
Merit  Read between the lines
Excellence  Read beyond the lines

Teaching Strategy

Forming equations: Look for secret words: each, every, single, one, per; that number gets the letter
Solving equations: =sum(
Interpreting tables: Colour code cheapest prices

The table below shows an increase in Maori Achievement from 10% to 38% and a reduction in students not sitting assessments from 90% to 62%.
AS 91029

% Maori
Term 1

% Maori
mid Term 2

% Maori after Term 2 exam

N

90%  DNS

75%  DNS

62%  DNS

A

10%

25%

38%

M

0%

0%

0%

E

0%

0%

0%

The Maori National Decile Equivalent (%) for Not achieved for this standard is 17.8%. We still have a way to go to get students confident enough to attempt assessment tasks.