AQA short tasks
Think of 3 pieces of information you have read this week.
What type were they? Text or Table or Graph.
What was the context? Work and education
Community, citizenship and environment
Media and communications
Family, home and social issues
What did you do with the information?
Eg chose sweet and sour chicken, watched BBC1, wondered whether the
government was doing a good job?
Explain that these tasks take data from different context and require us
to think mathematically.
Complete 1 (or 2) of the tasks
Agree answers with students.
What other questions could be asked about the data?
Write down 2 and answer them.
1) Discuss the extension questions eg student reads out heir question and
rest of class try to find the answer or
2) Think about the maths skills used Representing / Analysing /
Communicating / Interpreting (Could use the coloured cards)