Mathematical modelling (Algebra): Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Mathematical modelling. Students model linear relationships to solve real-world applications that they can relate to, such as financial contexts (for example, pay rates for part-time work) or measurements (for example, cooking, constant speed and distance/time graphs, leaking water tanks, sporting scenarios).

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
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 Algebra
Topics Mathematical modelling
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Use mathematical modelling to solve applied problems involving linear relations , including financial contexts; formulate problems with linear functions, choosing a representation; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation, reviewing the appropriateness of the model

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P7)

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