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Mathematics / Year 3 / Number and Algebra / Number and place value

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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate the conditions required for a number to be odd or even and identify odd and even numbers (ACMNA051)

  • identifying even numbers using skip counting by twos or by grouping even collections of objects in twos
  • explaining why all numbers that end in the digits 0, 2, 4, 6 and 8 are even and that numbers ending in 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 are odd
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Parity (Integers)

Interactive Resource

Sites2See – number for primary

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

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Musical number patterns: odds and evens

Make some music by building up rhythms for chimes. Complete a counting rule that matches a pattern on a number line. Select the start number or select a number to count by. For example, start at 1 on a number line; then choose which number to count by (4, 5 or 6) to alternate between odd and even numbers. Add a second number ...

Teacher resource

Practical Numeracy in the Kitchen and Garden

This resource provides some pick-up-and-go Numeracy activity ideas for kitchen and garden classes. It includes 4 lessons covering the three content strands, Number and algebra, Measurement and Geometry and Statistics and Probability, as well as Time.

Interactive resource

Number trains: skip counting

Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 1–120. Practise 'skip counting' by twos, fives and tens. For example, 'skip count' by five to arrange four carriages into the order 12, 17, 22, 27. This learning object ...