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Students use visualising and movement activities to develop an understanding of the relationship between variables.

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Year level(s) Year 6, Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Student task, Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Concrete Representational Abstract model, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching
Keywords variable, relationship, Cartesian plane, linear, algebra, RAMR, YuMi Deadly Mathematics

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking
Strand and focus Algebra, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Linear relationships
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Locate points in the 4 quadrants of a Cartesian plane; describe changes to the coordinates when a point is moved to a different position in the plane

Graph linear relations on the Cartesian plane using digital tools where appropriate; solve linear equations and one-variable inequalities using graphical and algebraic techniques; verify solutions by substitution

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P7)
Number and place value (P9)
Positioning and locating (P5)

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