Mathematics / Foundation / Number and Algebra / Number and place value

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Curriculum content descriptions

Represent practical situations to model addition and sharing (ACMNA004)

Elaborations
  • using a range of practical strategies for adding small groups of numbers, such as visual displays or concrete materials
  • using Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander methods of adding, including spatial patterns and reasoning
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Addition

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Sites2See – number for primary

Selected links to a range of interactive online resources for the study of number in Foundation to Year 6 Mathematics.

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Counting beetles: solving word problems

Look at a word problem that uses beetles. Use the number line to show how to solve the problem. Watch an animation of the problem on a number line. Make a number sentence to match the number line. This learning object is one in a series of five objects. Three objects in the series are also packaged as a combined learning object.

Teacher resource

Counting and representing numbers 1–20

Explore counting familiar objects and representing numbers up to 20. Name, match, subitise, compare and order numbers to 20, then use these numbers in addition and subtraction. Relate number sentences to these operations in meaningful ways.

Interactive resource

Counting beetles: making word problems

Make a word problem using beetles. First, decide whether to add or subtract. Select the number of beetles for your problem. Use the number line to show how to solve the problem. Watch an animation of the problem on a number line. Make a number sentence to match the number line. This learning object is one in a series of ...

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Addition and subtraction level 1: numbers to 5

This set of online activities focuses on the development and consolidation of early ideas associated with addition and subtraction of whole numbers represented as collections of objects. This is the first of seven levels in a series that progresses to addition and subtraction of six-digit whole numbers. Each level includes ...

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Counting pirate treasure

Watch as a stingy pirate captain counts out wages in 'pieces of eight' (gold coins) for one of his crew. Watch as the pirate captain takes away pieces of eight for what he calls 'deductions'. See how much gold the crew member walks away with!

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What's the total?

Use a number line to add two numbers. Then try another way to add things. See two groups of mugs. Find out how many mugs there are. Find the total by counting on from the first set of mugs.

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Number pieces basic, by the Math Learning Centre - iTunes app

Build understanding of place value by making and regrouping number representations. Use your representations to help solve addition and subtraction problems. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

Moving Image

Representing numbers 1 to 5

Watch Dodly and Flynn at the monster fair investigating ways of representing the numbers from one to five. Two is a double, such as in a double scoop of ice-cream. Tally marks and 'tri' are used as representations of three, while four monster apples are shown as 3 and 1 or 2 and 2.

Teacher resource

Let us count how many

This is a web resource that includes four student activities focusing on numbers to 20, accompanied by a teacher guide for each activity. It covers counting, including counting in Asia; number representation; number names; one-to-one correspondence of collections; and simple addition and subtraction using concrete materials. ...

Interactive Resource

Number rack, by the Math Learning Centre - iTunes app

Addition and subtraction using an interactive bread frame. Encourages the use of different strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems. Drawing tools enables students to annotate work to show their understanding. Write equations with the text tool. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

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Number frames, by the Math Learning Centre - iTunes app

Addition and subtraction using an interactive bread frame. Encourages the use of different strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems. Drawing tools enables students to annotate work to show their understanding. Write equations with the text tool. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

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10 frame fill - iTunes app

Develop counting and addition skills using frames of 10. Fill the frame drawing on knowledge of families of ten (2 and 8, 3 and 7, 6 and 4, etc). As you progress, select the option to show the number sentence on screen. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

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Digicubes - iTunes app

Explore number patterns using digicubes, squares that change colour into lengths that match the cuisenaire rods. Take a photo of your work to share your ideas. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

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Counting beetles: level 1

Watch the beetles crawl into the garden or out of the garden. Watch some beetles completely or partially hide beneath the leaves. Work out how many beetles there are altogether. Choose a number for your answer and check it. This learning object is one in a series of five objects. Three objects in the series are also packaged ...

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Counting beetles

Choose to do the activities in levels one, two or three. Watch the beetles crawl into the garden or out of the garden. Watch some beetles completely or partially hide beneath the leaves. Work out how many beetles there are altogether. Remember to count any beetles hiding under the rock. Choose a number for your answer and ...

Interactive resource

Counting beetles: level 2

Watch the beetles crawl into the garden or out of the garden. Watch some beetles completely or partially hide beneath the leaves. Work out how many beetles there are altogether. Choose a number for your answer and check it. This learning object is one in a series of five objects. Three objects in the series are also packaged ...

Teacher resource

Primary mathematics: open-ended tasks

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'open-ended tasks' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers use investigations in order ...

Collection

Mixed-Up Maths

Join our host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal wave. From searching for buried treasure, to jumping like a daredevil, or planning the greatest circus party ...

Collection

Exploring addition and subtraction

This collection contains 12 digital curriculum resources from the 'Counting beetles' and 'Number trains' series. The collection includes two categories of counting strategies: counting on and back, to give students practice in counting on or back from any number up to 120; and counting using number representations. A third ...

Teacher resource

TIMES Module 2: Number and Algebra: addition and subtraction - teacher guide

This is a 29-page guide for teachers. The module introduces addition and subtraction of whole numbers.

Interactive Resource

Domino Addition - iTunes app

Practise subitising numbers using dominoes. See how quickly you can add the dominoes together. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Number trains

Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. The numbers are represented in a range of formats such as words, numerals, dice dots or counting frames. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Begin with numbers up to ten. Move on to work with larger numbers such as 40 and 50. Practise ...