### Year 7 and Year 9

• The are dozens of short tasks here just like those on the real NAPLAN papers.
• Each exercise never looks the same twice, so students can concentrate on improving their speed and accuracy by completing each exercise as many times as they like.

#### Year 7 No Calculator

• Most exercises have to be completed in three minutes and are just a few questions each.
• Questions generally involve positive whole numbers only and are all similar to those you might be given in a NAPLAN test. Apart from some number, fraction and decimal work there are money questions, measurement questions and lots on angles and shapes
• Students are expected to attempt these exercises without a calculator!

#### Year 7 Calculator allowed

• Most exercises have to be completed in three minutes and usually have about five to ten questions
• At this level students will practice doing their arithmetic on paper before giving the answer and will also expect some numbers to be decimals. There are questions on ratios and rates, on area and perimeter, on maps and statistics. All are examples of the sorts of questions you will see on a NAPLAN test
• Students may use a calculator to help solve these questions

#### Year 9 No Calculator

• Most exercises have to be completed in three minutes and have around ten questions each
• Questions generally involve both positive and negative whole numbers as well as fractions and decimals. They are all similar to those they might be given in a NAPLAN test. Apart from number, fraction and decimal work there are questions that expect you to manipulate equations, formulas and inequalities. There is also work on plane shapes and the properties of parallel lines
• Students are expected to attempt these exercises without a calculator!

#### Year 9 Calculator allowed

• Most exercises have to be completed in three minutes and usually have about five to ten questions
• At this level students practice doing their arithmetic on paper before giving the answer. There are questions on ratios and rates, scientific notation, formulas, length area and volume, shapes and prisms, maps and statistics. All are examples of the sorts of questions you will see on a NAPLAN test
• Students may use a calculator to help solve these questions