Find unknown values: Year 4 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 4 is for the topic of Find unknown values. Students further develop their algebraic thinking and strategies to find missing or unknown numbers in addition and subtraction related problems.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 4
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 Algebra
Topics Algebraic expressions
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Recognise and explain the connection between addition and subtraction as inverse operations, apply to partition numbers and find unknown values in number sentences

Find unknown values in numerical equations involving addition and subtraction, using the properties of numbers and operations

Numeracy progression Additive strategies (P8)
Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P3, P4)

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