Use rules and algorithms: Year 6 – planning tool

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This planning resource for Year 6 is for the topic of Use rules and algorithms. Students generate and investigate patterns using concrete materials, geometric shapes, calculators and spreadsheets. Some examples are growing patterns using dots, cubes or sticks; systematically exploring dividing by 9 or multiplying by 11 on a calculator or spreadsheet; and observing the differences between repeatedly adding or multiplying by the same number.

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