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Dot card talk 2

Find out ways to use dot cards as a way to justify and reason. This resource draws on students' use of multiplicative thinking and strategies before introducing a written task.

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Year level(s) Year 2, Year 3
Audience Teacher, Student
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Video
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Concrete Representational Abstract model, Targeted teaching
Keywords Dot cards, Number Multiplication, Number talk, Arrays, Repeated addition, Partitioning, Reasoning, Understanding, Fluency, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding
Topics Multiplication and division
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Multiply and divide by one-digit numbers using repeated addition, equal grouping, arrays, and partitioning to support a variety of calculation strategies

Multiply and divide one- and two-digit numbers, representing problems using number sentences, diagrams and arrays, and using a variety of calculation strategies

Numeracy progression Multiplicative strategies (P5)

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