Mathematics / Year 4 / Number and Algebra / Number and place value

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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate and use the properties of odd and even numbers (ACMNA071)

Elaborations
  • using the four operations with pairs of odd or even numbers or one odd and one even number, then using the relationships established to check the accuracy of calculations
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
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

reSolve: Algebra: Odds and Evens

This sequence of two lessons focuses on developing students' understanding of the properties of odd and even numbers. Students explore the results of adding and subtracting odd and even numbers and use these results to make generalisations. They then apply this generalisation to solve problems and to explore patterns. The ...

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BBC Bitesize: number patterns - revision

These illustrated information sheets review square, cube and triangular numbers and the concept of multiples as they can be useful in number patterns. Methods for finding the rule and hence the next term in a number sequence and a sequence of shapes are demonstrated and students engage in practising these types of questions. ...

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.