The Primary Checkpoints series is designed to provide ready-made stimulating activities. Familiarises students with a variety of assessment formats, such as, NAPLAN* Thematic units of work covering areas of the curriculum such as reading; language conventions and numeracy to provide students with solid and relevant practice towards assessment tasks at the appropriate Primary level. Each unit of work contains: * a text type, based on a theme that is relevant to the age and ability level of the student * reading comprehension * language convention * numeracy including mental arithmetic questions and problem solving Each of the units also includes motivation or encouragement pages in which students complete tasks related to other curriculum areas such as: * science * geography * history * health * nutrition and fitness * social issues Four Checkpoint Units to be be completed in a 'test-like' or as a self-assessment activity. A removable answers insert.
Unit 1 Food Make a Smoothie; Unit 2 Celebrations What is an Anzac?; Unit 3 Sport & Games The Olympic Games; Unit 4 Tales Crying Wolf!; Checkpoint Unit 1 Five Hairy Monsters; Unit 5 Transport Moving Goods; Unit 6 Rules Law and Order; Unit 7 Humour English - I'm confused!; Unit 8 Inventions Toys; Checkpoint Unit 2 The Puggle; Unit 9 Australia Timeline of Discovery; Unit 10 Records & Facts That's Fast!; Unit 11 Recreation The New Playground; Unit 12 Health & Fitness Exercise For Your Life!; Checkpoint Unit 3 The Birth of the Sun; Unit 13 Communicating Sending an Email; Unit 14 Beasts Mini Beasts; Unit 15 How it Works A Surfboard; Checkpoint Unit 4 Smidgen; Answers