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'I Can' Statements - Numeracy (Upper Primary)

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 56 pages | Years: 5 - 6

A set of 121 'I can' statement cards focusing on numeracy for upper primary.

This set of ‘I can’ statement cards are designed to help students develop numeracy skills. The statements help students to reflect upon their work and become more responsible for their own learning.

Numeracy  topics covered:

  • Number and Place Value
  • Fractions
  • Money
  • Patterns and Algebra
  • Geometric Reasoning
  • Shape
  • Location and Transformation
  • Data Representation and Interpretation
  • Chance.

Print, laminate and stick a small magnetic strip to the back so they can be stuck on to your classroom whiteboard. Blank cards are also included for personalised ‘I can’ statements.

How to use this resource:

  • Use the ‘I can’ statements as weekly classroom goals. Once the class has achieved their ‘I can’ statement, stick all of the statements on a display board as a reminder of the goals they have achieved.
  • Use the ‘I can’ statements during small group activities. Each group will have an ‘I can’ statement they are working towards.
  • Print out sets of the ‘I can’ statements to be used for individual students. Stick their own ‘I can’ statement on their desk to remind them of what they are working towards in numeracy.

Please note, this resource is a large file so may take a little longer to download.


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  • Taryna Wawn

    Hi thanks for this great resource. May I make a suggestion? As not all outcomes have been covered, is it possible for you to share an editable copy so we can create our own to look like yours?

    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi there Taryna, thank you for your comment. So we can keep all of our suggestions and requests together, can you please submit a change request to this resource using the Changes & Updates tab above? This tab can be found near the comments section. Thanks again, and have a wonderful day!

  • Julie Matthews

    Great work!

  • Indi

    Thankyou for all these work sheets and now I don't have to drive my car all the way to Office Works

  • Kaitlyn Dunstone

    These are brilliant! Thank you so much!!