Algorithms: Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Algorithms. Students begin to design, create and test algorithms that involve a sequence of steps that identify congruency or similarity of shapes. They describe how algorithms work through classifying and distinguishing between similar and congruent triangles.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
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 Space
Topics Computational thinking
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Design, create and test algorithms involving a sequence of steps and decisions that identify congruency or similarity of shapes, and describe how the algorithm works

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Proportional thinking (P6)

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