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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.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Purpose||Content knowledge, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|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 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 (V9.0) content descriptions||
Recognise irrational numbers in applied contexts, including square roots and Π
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