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

Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise, represent and order numbers to at least tens of thousands (ACMNA072)

Elaborations
  • reproducing five-digit numbers in words using their numerical representations, and vice versa
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Positive integers,  Numerical order

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Mastermind - Calculate

This small group game challenges students to use logic and problem solving strategies to name multi-digit numbers.

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Park Ranger Problem Solving: An ‘Addition & Subtraction’ Rich Task for Years 3–4 - Calculate

The aim of this task is to provide a rich, contextual activity through which students can begin to explore the addition and subtraction of one- and two-digit of numbers in everyday contexts.

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Operations: Foundation to Year 9

This comprehensive resource describes the progression of ideas that cover addition and subtraction of integers; multiplication and division of integers; the four operations with common and decimal fractions; and operation applications with percent, rate and ratio.

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Wishball challenge: whole numbers

Test your understanding of decimal place value with whole numbers. Receive a starting number, such as 3786, and work towards turning it into a target number, 7664. Spin a random digit, choose its decimal place value and use the given operation (either addition or subtraction) on your starting number. Be careful not to overshoot ...

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Wishball: whole numbers

Test your understanding of decimal place value with whole numbers. Receive a starting number, such as 3786, and work towards turning it into a target number, such as 7664. Spin a random digit, choose its decimal place value and decide whether to add or subtract the random digit from your starting number. You can use a 'Wishball' ...

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Number: Foundation to Year 9

This comprehensive resource describes the progression of number-related ideas showing the relationship to other curriculum strands. The resource demonstrates examples of relevant teaching strategies, investigations, activity plans and connected concepts in number including teaching and cultural implications.

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First steps in mathematics: Number – Book 2

The content of this book is organised into topics including understanding operations, calculating, and reasoning about number patterns.

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First steps in mathematics: Number – Book 1

The content of this book is organised into topics including understanding whole and decimal numbers, and understanding fractional numbers.

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MoneySmart: Money maps

This learning object helps students to explore the history of currency including bartering, the development of cash systems, and the arrival of cards and ATMs, both in Australia and around the world. It provides an interactive time line which spans the development of currency around the globe from 9000BCE to today, and ...

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MathXplosion, Ep 2: Double that number

Explore an age-old multiplication method that repeatedly doubles numbers to get a product. Learn how this ancient method of multiplication is similar to that used by modern computers.

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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.

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Even and Odd Orcharding - Calculate

What makes even numbers special? What makes odd numbers… well… odd? Help these farmers plant their fruit trees in rows and patterns, and see what happens when we add, subtract and multiply different combinations of these numbers together! Use this low threshold, high ceiling task to explore the properties of even and odd numbers.

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More than, less than ½ - Calculate

This game, played with ten-sided dice, in pairs or small groups, provides students with opportunities to make, simplify and compare fractions with different denominators. Students aim to collect fractions that are more than a half and less than a half, recording their rolled fractions on a score card as the game progresses.

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ROWCO - Calculate

ROWCO is a card game that will help students practice their addition facts while playing an engaging strategy game.

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TIMES Module 1: Number and Algebra: counting and place value - teacher guide

This is a 16-page guide for teachers. It is a module introducing the concept of place value.

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Odd and even: Year 4 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 4 is for the topic of Odd and even. Students investigate the properties of odd and even numbers. They learn to identify and explain patterns that emerge when odd and even numbers are used in computation problems.

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Cuisenaire Rods Lesson Plan - Calculate

This lessons explores the use of Cuisenaire rods and uses play to introduce them to students.

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Work sample Year 4 Mathematics: Odd and even

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 4 Mathematics. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

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The take-away bar: go figure

This tutorial is suitable for use with a screen reader. It explains strategies for solving subtractions in your head such as 87-39. Work through sample questions and instructions explaining how to use linear partitioning techniques. Solve subtractions by breaking them up into parts that are easy to work with, work out each ...

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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 ...