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### TIMES Module 14: Number and Algebra: fractions - teacher guide

This is a 16-page guide for teachers that provides an introduction to fractions. It covers ordering, the four basic arithmetic operations, cancelling, writing in simplest form, the use of the area model for multiplication and the use of the number line for ordering, adding and subtracting. A history of the development of ...

### Using 'Fraction action' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea recounts the experiences of using R11475 'Fraction action - unit of work' with four year 7 classes. The focus was on students understanding the interchangeable relationship between common fractions, decimal fractions and percentages.

### Fraction action - unit of work

In this unit of work students move from working with tenths, hundredths and thousandths to relating common and decimal fractions and percentages.

### Ordering and comparing fractions - unit of work

In this unit of work students move from working with tenths, hundredths and thousandths to relating common and decimal fractions and percentages.

### Comparing fractions: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Comparing fractions: assessment' (L7736). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the interpretation of student input related to comparing fractions and deciding which pair of fractions is larger, or if they ...

### Connecting fractions and percentages - teacher resource

This resource is a professional learning package designed for pre-service teachers. It demonstrates and investigates the interrelated content, pedagogy and technology knowledge used in a series of mathematics lessons that focus on exploring the relationship between common fractions and percentages. The resource provides ...

### Which zeros matter?

This teaching resource provides teachers of years 5 and 6 with precise descriptions of the learning objectives they should be seeking as students extend their knowledge of place value to order decimal numbers and learn how to multiply and divide decimal numbers by powers of 10. Classroom resources and activities are suggested ...

### Connecting fractions, decimals and percentages

This is a website designed for both teachers and students that addresses the connections between fractions, decimals and percentages from the Australian Curriculum for year 6 students. It contains material on the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages and helps students understand that although there are ...

### Percentage discounts

This is a website designed for both teachers and students that refers to making connections between percentages, decimals and fractions, as well as calculating percentages and percentage discounts from the Australian Curriculum for year 6 students. It contains material on calculating percentages of an amount and calculating ...

### Modelling numeracy lessons

A teacher works with other year 3 and 4 teachers in her school to design and implement explicit mathematical learning experiences for students.  Collaboratively, they select and use content and resources for numeracy lessons suited to the strengths and needs of individual students from diverse backgrounds. She understands ...

### Explicit numeracy experiences

In her first year of teaching, a teacher designs and implements explicit learning experiences for her class comprised of students at a year 3/4 level. She selects and uses content and resources for her numeracy lessons that are appropriate to the strengths and needs of individual students from diverse backgrounds. In the ...

### MoneySmart: It's raining cats and dogs...

This is a year 6 mathematics unit of work about keeping pets. The unit is intended to take about 12 hours of teaching and learning time, and is recommended for near the end of the school year. It consists of an introduction, seven sets of student activities, and teacher notes. The student activities include building a word ...

### MoneySmart: How can we access money overseas?

This is a year 8 mathematics unit of work about converting currency, accessing money overseas and bartering to acquire goods. Intended to take about ten hours, the unit consists of five sets of student tasks supported by teacher notes. Tasks include calculating the costs of converting Australian dollars to Japanese yen ...

### Statistics and Probability - Data representation and interpretation (Investigating a Kale crop)

This is a teacher guide providing suggestions for Maths activities based on a scenario in which a farmer carries out an experiment to compare the profitability of two varieties of kale and investigate the effectiveness of applying fertiliser to the kale crop. It provides authentic questions for students to answer using ...

### reSolve: Reconciliation data

This lesson prompts students to examine data from the Reconciliation Barometer report, collect their own local data and compare with the national findings. Students discuss the meaning of reconciliation, explore statements from Reconciliation Barometer report, design a survey to collect local data relating to the statements ...

### Secondary mathematics: different representations

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'representations' 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 different representations ...

### Simple machines - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea explains how students draw on day-to-day experiences with familiar machines as an introduction to forces and friction. Students investigate concepts including mechanical advantage, levers, inclined planes, wheel-and-axles and gears and apply this knowledge to design a machine. It includes a unit of work ...

### HOTmaths: exploring relative frequency: solution sheet

This resource provides further information about the tasks in the learning object 'HOTmaths: exploring relative frequency', as well as solutions for the tasks.

### HOTmaths: using relative frequency: solution sheet

This resource provides examples of possible solutions for each task in the learning object 'HOTmaths: using relative frequency'.

### Take a chance - unit of work

This unit provides students with a real life context to investigate the language of chance and how events may be manipulated to alter the chance of something happening. It also introduces the use of fractions, decimals and percentages when looking at probability.