• Assessment in the NumberSense Classroom

    A workshop handout that supports the development of an annual assessment programme and appropriate assessment tasks for the NumberSense classroom.

    Assessment in a NumberSense Classroom (Grades 1-3)
  • The NumberSense Diagnostic Assessment

    In order to access, and use the NumberSense Diagnostic Assessment (Grade 1-3), please follow these steps:

    • Read through the User Guide before downloading the recording sheet and stimulus cards.
    • Download the age-appropriate Diagnostic Assessment Stimulus Cards.
    • Download the age-appropriate Diagnostic Assessment Recording Sheet You will need one sheet per child as this is where you track and record their progress.
    • Should you require the Diagnostic Assessment for 11+ years, you can find it in the Intermediate Phase section.

    Please submit comments and questions to: info@brombacher.co.za

    Diagnostic Assessment User Guide
    Diagnostic Assessment 6-8 years
    Diagnostic Assessment 9-10 years
  • Grade 1 Formative Assessment Tasks

    Assessment through observation in the NumberSense classroom:

    • Counting
    • Problem solving
    • Space and shape
    • Sorting
    Grade 1 Counting Task (Observation)
    Grade 1 Problem Solving Task (Observation)
    Grade 1 Space & Shape Task (Observation)
    Grade 1 Sorting Task (Observation)
  • Grade 2 Formative Assessment Tasks

    Assessment in the NumberSense classroom:

    • Observation
      • Counting
      • Problem solving
      • Space and shape
    • Written
    Grade 2 Counting Task (Observation)
    Grade 2 Problem Solving Task (Observation)
    Grade 2 Space & Shape Task (Observation)
    Grade 2 Written Task
  • Grade 3 Formative Assessment Tasks

    Assessment in the NumberSense classroom:

    • Observation
      • Problem solving
      • Space and shape
    • Written
    Grade 3 Problem Solving Task (Observation)
    Grade 3 Space & Shape Task 1 (Observation)
    Grade 3 Space & Shape Task 2 (Observation)
    Grade 3 Written Task
  • Formative Assessment Item Bank

    This bank of mathematics assessment items was developed for the Western Cape Education Department (West Coast District). The purpose of the development of this item bank was to ensure that standardised, grade-specific Formal Assessment Tasks for Grades 1-3 in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa were developed and provided to schools to ensure the improvement of the quality of assessment tasks in mathematics.

    Formative Assessment Tasks (Grades 1-3 English)
    Formative Assessment Tasks (Grades 1-3 Afrikaans)
    Formative Assessment Tasks (Grades 1-3 isiXhosa)