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Fair feast

In this resource students are asked to help two friends divide the food they have for a picnic fairly. The resource includes the prompt, teacher notes and sample student solutions.

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Year level(s) Foundation, Year 1, Year 2
Audience Teacher, Student
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords pizza, fairly, divide

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Multiplication and division
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


Add and subtract numbers within 20, using physical and virtual materials, part-part-whole knowledge to 10 and a variety of calculation strategies

Multiply and divide by one-digit numbers using repeated addition, equal grouping, arrays, and partitioning to support a variety of calculation strategies

Numeracy progression Additive strategies (P2, P6)
Number and place value (P3)
Counting processes (P2)
Multiplicative strategies (P5)

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