Teacher guide Percentage discounts

TLF ID M014014

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 percentage discounts on prices. There are pages for both teachers and students. The student pages contain interactive questions for students to check their progress in the topic




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable for both teachers and students for the year 6 Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. It is particularly relevant to the content descriptions about calculating percentages and percentage discounts in particular. The resource also supports the fact that percentages are another way of expressing fractions and includes example of how percentages can also be connected to decimals.
  • The resource may be useful in helping students achieve that element of the year 6 achievement standards that refers to students describing calculating common percentage discounts on sale items.
Year level

6

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Organization: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Description: Creator
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.amsi.org.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Interactive
  • Text
Rights
  • © 2013 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This material may be copied, distributed and adapted free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all copyright notices and acknowledgements are retained.