# How many in the queue?

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

Year level(s) Year 6, Year 8
Audience Teacher
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
AC9M6SP02
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

AC9M8A02
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)