Mathematical modelling (Number): Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Mathematical modelling. Students use their knowledge and show proficiency in solving problems with rational numbers. They will apply efficient strategies and use digital tools such as a calculator, where appropriate and verify solutions to various problems.

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 Number
Topics Mathematical modelling
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving rational numbers and percentages, including financial contexts; formulate problems, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation, reviewing the appropriateness of the model

Numeracy progression Understanding money (P8)
Proportional thinking (P6)

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