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reSolve: Reconciliation Data

This lesson prompts students to examine data from the Reconciliation Barometer report, collect their own local data and compare with the national findings. Students discuss the meaning of reconciliation, explore statements from the Reconciliation Barometer report, design a survey to collect local data relating to the statements from the report, graph their data, interpret their findings and compare their results to national data. The lesson is outlined in detail including curriculum links, a supporting PowerPoint presentation, links to data and videos, discussion points and student resources. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry program.

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Year level(s) Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords reconciliation, collecting data, decimals, percentages, column graphs

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture
Strand and focus Statistics, Build understanding, Apply understanding, Number
Topics Data representation and interpretation, Fractions, Decimals
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA131 Make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages
ACMSP147 Interpret and compare a range of data displays, including side-by-side column graphs for two categorical variables
ACMSP148 Interpret secondary data presented in digital media and elsewhere
National numeracy learning progression Interpreting and representing data - IRD5
Operating with decimals

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