# Fractions, decimals and percentages: Year 6 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 6 is for the topic of Fractions, decimals and percentages. Students use their knowledge of percentage and decimal equivalents to calculate percentage discounts.

Year level(s) Year 6
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 Fractions, Decimals, Percentage
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9M6N07
Solve problems that require finding a familiar fraction, decimal or percentage of a quantity, including percentage discounts, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate

AC9M6N08
Approximate numerical solutions to problems involving rational numbers and percentages, including financial contexts, using appropriate estimation strategies

Numeracy progression Interpreting fractions (P7)
Multiplicative strategies (P9)
Understanding money (P8)
Proportional thinking (P2)