Follow and create algorithms: Year 5 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 5 is for the topic of Follow and create algorithms. Students create, follow, and modify algorithms involving a sequence of steps and decisions to experiment with multiplication and division, factors and multiples, and the relationship of these to divisibility. Students use digital tools such as spreadsheets and calculators to apply algorithms for divisibility and describe and explain any emerging number patterns.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 5
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

Create and use algorithms involving a sequence of steps and decisions and digital tools to experiment with factors, multiples and divisibility; identify, interpret and describe emerging patterns

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P5)

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