BOX 4–4 Keymath Diagnostic Arithmetic Test

Here the range for successive grades is shown on the left side of the figure. Shown on the right are arithmetic tasks that are typically learned during that year. That is, tasks in each band are examples of tasks that the average student in that grade probably could not complete correctly at the beginning of the year, but probably could do by the end of the year.

SOURCE: Masters and Forster (1996, p. 61). Used with permission of the authors.



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