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Work sample Year 2 Mathematics: Trick or treat

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 2 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 ...

Work sample Year 5 Mathematics: Who were the fastest swimmers?

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 5 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 ...

Today's Number - Calculate

This is an open task as it can cater for the needs of many students and can be used over and over to build confidence in representing numbers in different ways. In this activity students have an opportunity to engage with a variety of number ranges and are able to demonstrate their understandings of those numbers in many ways.

Converting Decimals Year 6 - Calculate

This task introduces students to a practical situation that involves multiplying and dividing decimals by powers of 10. We want students to focus to use what they know about the measurement in order to explain how to convert them, rather than simply applying a procedure.

Decimats - Calculate

This activity allows students to develop an understanding of decimals and how they connect to fractions and the area model. It enables them to make comparisons between decimals and their sizes and build a greater understanding of what makes a larger decimal and smaller decimal. The decimats provide them with a representational ...

Race to... - Calculate

This game challenges students to use their knowledge of place value to add and subtract random numbers in order to meet a target value.

The Power of Ten - Calculate

This activity aims to improve student fluency in mentally multiplying and dividing numbers by 10, 100 and 1000.

Collections of ten are really useful: K–2 Year A – Unit 11

This sample unit provides further develops students' knowledge, understanding and skills of place value and number representation.

'Mission to Mars' - An AMSI Schools 'Rich Task' in Number & Place Value - Calculate

This task aims provide a rich, contextual activity through which students can gain an understanding of the distances relevant to the size of our solar system, and how an understanding of place value, metric measurement systems and time measurement can be used to represent these large distances and convert calculations ...

100 Face (Cuisenaire Rods) - Calculate

This engaging game encourages students to arrange the Cuisenaire rods to create a face that equals 100.

Recognising and comparing decimal numbers

In this lesson, students learn about place value and how it extends beyond whole numbers. They use decimal notation to name and represent decimals and use materials to model decimals. These models help students to order and compare decimals that include tenths, hundredths and thousandths.

Number sequence: Year 3 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 3 is for the topic of Number sequence. Students learn to recognise, represent and order whole numbers up to 10,000 and beyond. This involves using number names, writing conventions and renaming numbers using place-value parts.

Factors and multiples: Year 4 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 4 is for the topic of Factors and multiples. Students solve problems involving multiplying or dividing natural numbers by multiples and powers of 10 without a calculator, using the multiplicative relationship between the place value of digits.

Place value: Year 2 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 2 is for the topic of Place value. Students consolidate part-part-whole knowledge when partitioning and describing two-digit numbers and extend this to three-digit numbers. They partition, rearrange, regroup and rename numbers to 999, and establish clarity about the role of zero.

Four operations: Year 6 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 6 is for the topic of Four operations. Students apply knowledge of place value to add and subtract decimals, using digital tools where appropriate. They further develop whole number multiplication and then strengthen their understanding of decimals by multiplying and dividing decimals and ...

Hundreds and thousands

Students compare and order three-digit numbers using number lines.

Decimal fractions video

Use this video to explore decimal fractions, how they are represented and how we use them in day-to-day contexts.

Fruit fractions: Gardeners of fractions

In this lesson, students use a simulated garden bed to explore tenths. They explore fractions within simulated Asian gardening plots. They draw garden beds, allocate fractions to fruit plants, and combine fractions to understand tenths. Through creativity and discussion, they grasp the concept of fractions as parts of a ...

AERO Ochre Maths Year 3 Unit 2 - Exploring calculation strategies

This sequence of 15 lessons will teach students various calculation strategies.

Place Value: Lolly Shop

This sequence of 6 tasks explores the mathematical idea of '10 of these is equal to one of those'. Students explore through the context of a Lolly Shop as Ms Fizz counts and packs the lollies that she sells. They work with their own lollies and explore different ways that they might pack them to make it easy to count. The ...