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Throughout this inquiry students will develop an understanding of division and be introduced to the concept of commutativity. Students learn to recognise the impact that flipping an equation has on the overal outcome. Students work with multiplication and division equations to determine equations which equal the same number, identifying patterns and commonalities.
|Year level(s)||Year 6|
|Purpose||Content knowledge, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Evidence-based approaches|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Growth mindset, Mathematics investigation, Metacognitive strategies, Questioning, Worked examples|
|Keywords||division, multiplication, mental arithmetic, written calculations|
|Curriculum connections||English, Numeracy, Critical and creative thinking|
|Strand and focus||Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding|
|Topics||Integers, Multiplication and division, Operating with number|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA123 Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers
|National numeracy learning progression||
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