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reSolve: Authentic Problems: 10,000 Centicubes
This sequence of four lessons integrates content in number and measurement to deepen students' understanding and confidence working with larger numbers. Students work flexibly with numbers up to 10,000 as they determine suitable dimensions for a container that can hold 10,000 centicubes. They are challenged to plan, construct and justify their ideal container. The unit also provides opportunities for building the concepts of informal and formal units of volume. Each lesson is outlined in detail including curriculum links, vocabulary, materials needed, sample answers, discussion points and student resources. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry special topic 'Authentic Problems'.
|Year level(s)||Year 4|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||fractions, place value, decimals, centicubes, multiplication|
|Strand and focus||Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding, Measurement|
|Topics||Multiplication and division, Mass and capacity|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Develop efficient strategies and use appropriate digital tools for solving problems involving addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division where there is no remainder
Recognise and extend the application of place value to tenths and hundredths and use the conventions of decimal notation to name and represent decimals
Additive strategies (P8)
Number and place value (P7)
Multiplicative strategies (P7)
reSolve Maths by Inquiry
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