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Lil’ sister

A three-act task that compares the height of two sisters. Elicit thinking in students about what information, strategies and/or tools will help to solve the problem.

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Year level(s) Foundation, Year 1
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Length
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Identify and compare attributes of objects and events, including length, capacity, mass and duration, using direct comparisons and communicating reasoning

Compare directly and indirectly and order objects and events using attributes of length, mass, capacity and duration, communicating reasoning

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P2, P3)

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