Addition and subtraction: Foundation – planning tool

This planning resource for Foundation is for the topic of Addition and subtraction. Students begin to appreciate patterns that occur around them. They learn to recognise, copy and continue different repeating patterns and observe natural patterns in the world around them.

Additional details

Year level(s) Foundation
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Number
Topics Addition and subtraction
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Represent practical situations involving addition, subtraction and quantification with physical and virtual materials and use counting or subitising strategies

Numeracy progression Counting processes (P2)
Additive strategies (P2)
Number and place value (P3)

Copyright details


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