Links from the Interview to the Continuum  Number
From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.
For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10  VCAA
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When a student is successful on these questions, learning can be continued using suggested activities such as these:
Counting
Mathematics Online Interview Questions 
Mathematics Developmental Continuum Indicators of progress & activities 
When student is successful on:
 ‘First year of schooling detour’ Question 1
Selecting and counting 4 yellow, 3 green, 5 blue teddies
Read cards from 010, show 7 and get that number of teddies 
Onetoone correspondence (0.5):
 Activity 1: Counting and body movements
 Activity 3: Matching the written number to the quantity

When student is successful on:
Estimate and count teddies scooped into a cup holding at least 20 and
 ’First year of schooling detour’ Question III (a) (b)
Recognise number of dots on cards and match to the correct numeral
 ‘First year of schooling detour’ Question I
Selecting and counting 4 yellow, 3 green and 5 blue teddies 
Counting groups of up to 20 objects (1.0):
 Activity 1: Verbal sequence
 Activity 2: More efficient counting strategies
 Activity 3: Hidden collections

When student is successful on:
Estimate and count teddies scooped into a cup holding at least 20
Count by 1s without teddies , and
Count backwards from 10 
Counting with two digit numbers (1.25):
 Activity 3: More efficient strategies for counting

When student is successful on:
Estimate and count teddies scooped into a cup holding at least 20
Count by 1s without teddies , and
I have 9 teddies here and you have 4 teddies there, how many teddies do we have altogether? using counting all strategy; 
Counting On (1.5):
 Activity 1: Teddies in the buses
 Activity 2: Counters in the bag and in the hand

When student is successful on:
Give numbers before and after 56
Count by 10s, 5, 2s starting from 0
2digit numbers
 Question 9 (a), (b) to 2digit numbers
Use calculator to ‘record’ and say numbers
Order 1 and 2 digit sets of number cards
Make 36 using bundles of 10 sticks and single sticks 
Using a hundreds chart for mental calculation (1.5):
 Activity 1: Guess my number
 Activity 2: Number neighbours

When student is successful on:
and
Finding the missing number in a 2digit chart 
Using a hundreds chart for mental calculation (1.5):
 Activity 3: Missing numbers
 Activity 4: Challenges

When student is successful on:
Counting forwards and backwards by 1s
Counting from 0 by 10s, 5s and 2s
and
Counting 'x' by 10s 
Skip Counting (2.0):
 Activity 1: Counting Games
 Activity 2: Whisper Count
 Activity 3: How Far Can You Go?
 Activity 4: Using the hundreds grid for counting

When student is successful on:
Reading numerals (to 3digits)
Calculator tasks to 3digit numbers
Ordering tasks to 3digit numbers
Bundling tasks
3digit chart task 
Renaming threedigit whole numbers (2.25):
 Activity 1: Using popsticks to rename
 Activity 2: Using MAB to rename
 Activity 3: Using a Number Expander to rename

Addition & Subtraction
When student is successful on:
Teddy task
Counting forwards and backwards by 1s
Counting all 
Compliments to Ten (1.5):
 Activity 1: Make Ten
 Activity 2: How Many More to Make
 Activity 3: Hidden Dots
 Activity 4: Find Your Partner
 Activity 5: Bead frame patterns

When student is successful on:
I have 9 teddies here and you have 4 teddies there, how many teddies do we have altogether? using counting on strategy,
Work out the number of biscuits left when s/he had 8 in lunch and ate 3
12 strawberries and eats 9 by counting back, counting down to or counting up from, and
Basic addition and subtraction most of the cards using counting on, counting back, counting down to or counting up from 
Fact families  addition and subtraction (1.75):
 Activity 1: Fact families using materials
 Activity 2: Domino fact families
 Activity 3: Dice fact families

Multiplication & Division
When student is successful on:
Sharing teddies on mats
Teddies at the movies 
Early division ideas (2.25)
 Activity 1: Modelling quotition

When student is successful on:
Place 2 teddies in each car and say how many teddies altogether by skip counting;
Sharing teddies on mats by sharing by 1s 
Better multiplication strategies (2.75):
 Activity 1: How many chocolates?
 Activity 2: Partially covered arrays

When student is successful on:
Sharing teddies on mats
Tennis balls task
Dot array task
Teddies at the movies 
Fact Families (Multiplication and Division (2.75):
 Activity 1: Fact families from arrays
 Activity 2: Recognising different fact families
 Activity 3: Fact family fortune
 Activity 4: Fact family bonanza

When student is successful on:
Multiplication tasks 
Fluent recall of multiplication facts (3.0):
 Activity 2: Stress number patterns and properties
 Activity 5: Use games with a chance element

When a student is successful on:
Mentally solve addition and subtraction – derived strategies near doubles, commutativity, build to next 10, known fact, fact families, add 10 take 1;
Multiplication problems
Division problems 
Order of operations (3.25):
 Activity 1: Can the answers be different?
 Activity 2: Do brackets help?
 Activity 3: Got it!

When student is successful on:
Multiplication Questions
Division problems and
Off to the circus 
Choosing multiplication or division (3.25):
 Activity 1: Seeing reason to change, and building confidence and skills.
 Activity 2: Strengthening recognition of operations
