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This prompt is based on the Prime Climb game. It has multiple possibilities depending on the questions students pose (or are posed by the teacher). Students look for patterns and connections between the numbers and colours. The resource includes classroom examples, teacher notes and guided questions.
|Year level(s)||Year 6, Year 7|
|Purpose||Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||prime number, pattern, composite|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Algebra, Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding|
|Topics||Multiples, factors and powers|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA122 Identify and describe properties of prime, composite, square and triangular numbers
ACMNA149 Investigate index notation and represent whole numbers as products of powers of prime numbers
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