Australian Signpost Maths > Components

The Australian Signpost Maths series includes Student Activity Books, Teacher's Books, Mentals and digital resources for Years F-6.

Sample spread from Australian Signpost Maths 3
Student Activity Book

Student Activity Books

• Exercises are well graded. New work is reinforced in the Mentals Book.
• Answers are supplied in the Teacher’s Books and also in the back of the Year 3-6 Student Activity Books (SABs).
• The Progress (F-1) and Diagnostic (2-6) Tests (now in the SABs as well as the Teacher’s Book) allow the teacher to discover each student’s strengths and weaknesses, and the cross-references direct students to the pages where that work is introduced. Answers are supplied in the Teacher’s Book.
• The Dictionary at the beginning of this Student Activity Book will help students to learn the language of mathematics.
• ID Cards (in the Mentals Book, Teacher’s Book and Website) review the language of mathematics by asking students to identify common terms, shapes and symbols.
• Important rules and concepts are clearly highlighted.
• Worked examples and explanations are given throughout the Student Activity Book where new ideas are introduced.
• The use of colour makes emphasis clear and is highly motivating.
• Cartoons give instruction and friendly advice.
• Interactive Activities are provided on the website for whole-class, small-group and individual learning.

Teacher's Books

• Complete year’s work with full coverage of the curriculum
• Curriculum links and descriptions for every lesson
• Reproduced Student Activity Book pages with answers
• Teaching suggestions, extension ideas, vocabulary lists, digital and print resources and evaluations for every lesson
• Extensive diagnostic assessment with answers
• Pedagogical background and suggested program
• Remediation records
• ID Cards to review the language of Mathematics
• Blackline masters and worksheets

Sample spread from Australian Signpost Maths 3 Mentals

Mentals

• Differentiated mixed-topic questions
• Explanation of essential skills
• Incorporation of real-life situations
• ID Cards to review the language of mathematics
• Quirky, engaging cartoons and illustrations to motivate students

Website

• New Concept Check-In diagnostic screening tests, analysis and tracked reporting
• New digital maths tools and activities that can be used on all devices
• Interactive games and practice examples re-worked to be suitable for all devices