Estimation and reasonableness: Year 3 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 3 is for the topic of Estimation and reasonableness. Students incorporate estimation strategies and use estimation to determine the reasonableness of calculations and detect errors when solving problems. They apply relevant strategies to estimate quantities.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 3
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 Estimation
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Estimate the quantity of objects in collections and make estimates when solving problems to determine the reasonableness of calculations

Numeracy progression Number and place value (P6)

Copyright details


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