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Fractions and decimals

This lesson introduces students to the process of converting fractions to decimals. Students work as a team determining the process of conversion, while generating discussion, and sharing mathematical thinking about converting fractions and decimals. This lesson is accompanied by online resources for teachers to share with students to further their learning.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Content knowledge, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Explicit teaching, Mathematics investigation, Metacognitive strategies, Setting goals, Structuring lessons, Questioning
Keywords fraction-decimal conversion, fraction, recurring decimals, terminating, decimal, prime factors

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Place value, Operating with number, Decimals, Fractions, Properties of number
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA186 Investigate the concept of irrational numbers, including π
National numeracy learning progression Interpreting fractions
Operating with decimals - OwD3

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Inquiry Maths

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