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reSolve bakery 3

Models and compares different multiplication strategies for solving the 'The cupcake order' problem. It then launches the 'Cupcake boxes' problem, which draws on various concepts including two-digit multiplication, shape and area.

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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 strategy, partitioning, multiplication, renaming, doubling, problem solving, reasoning, understanding, fluency, centimetres, area, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding
Topics Multiplication and division, Operating with number
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA100 Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
ACMMG109 Calculate perimeter and area of rectangles using familiar metric units
ACMNA098 Identify and describe factors and multiples of whole numbers and use them to solve problems
National numeracy learning progression Multiplicative strategies - MuS6, MuS7

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