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reSolve: Patterns: Attribute Train

This sequence of two lessons explores the similarity and differences of objects based on attributes. The sequence begins by looking at the attributes of colour and shape and then introduces a third attribute of size. Students are asked to determine what an object might look like when one or two of its attributes are changed. Each lesson is outlined in detail including curriculum links, vocabulary, materials needed, sample answers, discussion points and student resources such as sample shapes to sort. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry program.

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Year level(s) Foundation
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords patterns, combinations, sorting, classification

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Algebra, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Patterns and algebra
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA005

Sort and classify familiar objects and explain the basis for these classifications. Copy, continue and create patterns with objects and drawings

National numeracy learning progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking - NPA1, NPA2

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reSolve Maths by Inquiry

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