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reSolve bakery 2

Models and compares different multiplication strategies for solving the 'How many cupcakes?' problem. It then launches the 'The cupcake order' problem which creates a further opportunity to explore mental multiplication methods.

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Year level(s) Year 5
Audience Student, Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Video
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Concrete Representational Abstract model, Targeted teaching, Worked examples
Keywords tens, partitioning, doubling, strategies, reasoning, problem solving, understanding, fluency, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding
Topics Multiplication and division, Operating with number
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving multiplication of larger numbers by one- or two-digit numbers, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate; check the reasonableness of answers

Numeracy progression Multiplicative strategies (P7)

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