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Odd sum and product
The prompt sets up a conjecture involving products and sums for the students to explore. The students have to understand the vocabulary of question and then can be guided through the inquiry. The resource includes the prompt, teacher notes, guided questions and extension prompts.
|Year level(s)||Year 4|
|Purpose||Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||odd, even, product, sum|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding|
|Topics||Multiplication and division, Integers|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Explain and use the properties of odd and even numbers
Develop efficient strategies and use appropriate digital tools for solving problems involving addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division where there is no remainder
Additive strategies (P8)
Multiplicative strategies (P6, P7)
Number and place value (P7)
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