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reSolve: Authentic Problems: Tea Party
This sequence of four lessons presents a purposeful context for counting using the context of planning a tea party. Students consider items required for a small party, draw and count the items and then extend this to a larger party for the whole class. 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'.
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|positive integers, numerical order, number patterns, maths investigations, subitising
|Strand and focus
|Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding
|Integers, Properties of number
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Name, represent and order numbers including zero to at least 20, using physical and virtual materials and numerals
Recognise and name the number of objects within a collection up to 5 using subitising
Quantify and compare collections to at least 20 using counting and explain or demonstrate reasoning
Counting processes (P4)
Number and place value (P2, P3)
reSolve Maths by Inquiry
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