Follow and create algorithms: Year 4 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 4 is for the topic of Follow and create algorithms. Students create and follow algorithms involving a sequence of steps and decisions to generate number patterns involving addition or multiplication. They analyse the patterns generated and describe and explain them.

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 Number
Topics Computational thinking
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Follow and create algorithms involving a sequence of steps and decisions that use addition or multiplication to generate sets of numbers; identify and describe any emerging patterns

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P4)

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