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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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reSolve: Counting Large Collections

This lesson engages students in investigating how to count a large number of objects. Students are encouraged to think of efficient counting strategies and effective ways to keep track of their count. They explore unitising, leading to an opportunity to explore the patterns formed and build an understanding of place value. ...

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Counting backwards by ones

Watch a magician and his trusty helpers do a magic trick. Join the audience as they count down from ten to see what happens with the magic hanky and magic umbrella.

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reSolve: Counting: Handfuls

This lesson focuses on building students' counting skills, particularly their ability to subitise a collection (recognise the number of items in a group without the need to count them) . Students consider ways of structuring a collection so that the total can be quickly identified. They explore different arrangements for ...

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Counting forwards and backwards up to 10

Count with Dodly and Flynn as they count their clay monsters and their toy dinosaur collection. Count a range of animals including kangaroos, butterflies and whales. Even count backwards as they launch a rocket into space.

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Numbers and counting - Foundation

This is a teacher resource that includes a set of student activities focusing on the numbers to 20, accompanied by copy masters and a detailed teacher guide for each activity. The activities cover the sequence of numbers, number names, 1:1 correspondence and recording and representing numbers, and make a connection to Asian ...

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Number trains: counting on: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Number trains: counting on: assessment' (L8276). 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 counting forwards and backwards from a given number. Included are information ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Chinese abacus, c1900

This is a rectangular wooden abacus (15.5 cm x 29 cm x 2.5 cm), made in about 1900. It has two decks (divided horizontally by the beam) of 13 rods inserted vertically in the frame. On the bottom deck there are five wooden beads on each rod and on the top deck there are two beads on each rod. The abacus has a removable wooden ...

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Number trains: patterns: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Number trains: patterns: assessment' (L8275). 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 and counting skills as demonstrated in the pathways presented to the student in the ...

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Count along with an eight-step magic trick

Watch a magician perform a magic trick with eight steps. Count each step. Find out what happens in the last step, step eight. Something is supposed to vanish. Do you think it will? Find out.

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Representing numbers 6-10

Dodly and Flynn meet while Flynn is building a model volcano. They count snails and toy dinosaurs and show different ways to represent each of the numbers from six to ten through writing, drawing or sharing between two groups. The Super Seven and others also help out.

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Count the amazing flying machines

Do you want to fly like a bird? How would you do that? See eight strange flying machines from the past. Watch to see if they fly or crash. Count along with each flying machine, from one to eight. The name of each number is on the screen to help you.

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Recording numbers

Dodly is trying to keep count of the number of sheep in the backyard. Flynn helps Dodly to keep count by representing the numbers in different ways. They use models, drawings, strokes and numerals to keep count. Also discover the ways different cultures have recorded numbers.

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Languages online: Indonesian section 03: numbers 1-10

This set of interactive activities from the Languages online resource introduces the cardinal numbers one to ten. The activities include pronunciation practice, a song based on counting to ten, matching numbers to their written version and a counting exercise requiring students to write the number of items in words. The ...

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Languages online: Indonesian section 05: numbers 11-20

This set of interactive activities from the Languages online resource introduces the cardinal numbers 11 to 20 and the vocabulary for performing basic sums. Included in the activities is pronunciation practice, a song presenting the vocabulary for addition equations, two counting activities including one using a calculator ...

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The number 20 song

Sing along with this clip to help you count to twenty. Count the number of children running. Count the number of stars. After singing along you will be great at counting to 20!

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The Number 12 Song

Can you count to twelve? Count along in this clip. See if you can spot the number twelve. How many times do you see it?

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12 ladybugs on a picnic

Can you count to twelve? Count along from one to twelve as the twelve ladybugs play games while on a picnic. Count how many times you see the number twelve. Also look at the different ways the ladybugs are grouped to make twelve.