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This sequence of lessons introduces students to recurring decimals, teaching them how to carry out conversions and identify patterns confidently, without teacher assistance. Teachers are provided with downloadable resources to assist with teaching decimals.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Purpose||Content knowledge, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Explicit teaching, Mathematics investigation, Metacognitive strategies, Setting goals, Structuring lessons, Questioning|
|Keywords||fraction-decimal conversion, fraction, decimal, prime factors, terminating, recurring decimals|
|Strand and focus||Number, Apply understanding|
|Topics||Decimals, Place value, Operating with number, Fractions, Properties of number|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA186 Investigate the concept of irrational numbers, including π
|National numeracy learning progression||
Operating with decimals
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