Tiled Photo Frames: Illustrating the year 3 standard
The task used in this illustration was part of a wholeschool focus on Algebra and allowed students to explore sequential patterning for photo frames.
The task relates to achievement objectives for Number and Algebra from the mathematics and statistics learning area in The New Zealand Curriculum.
The Task
Tiled Photo Frames
Use tiles and a photoframe template to design a pattern for a photo frame.
Explain your pattern.
Some features of students’ work used to make judgments in relation to the mathematics standards are described below. There is also an illustration of the year 1 standard and an illustration of the year 2 standard for this task.
New Zealand Curriculum: Level 2  National Standards: After three years at school 
In solving problems and modelling situations, students will:


Number and Algebra

Number and Algebra

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PDF of this task and Illustrations of the year 1, 2 and 3 standards (1.41MB)