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Rows of oranges
In this Three-Act task, students are shown a video of someone peeling oranges and dividing them into segments. They then explore how many segments there will be when all the oranges have been peeled.
|Year level(s)||Year 1, Year 2, Year 3|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Keywords||rows, segments, total, addition, multiplication, array|
|Strand and focus||Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding|
|Topics||Place value, Addition and subtraction, Multiplication and division, Patterns and algebra|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA031 Recognise and represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups and arrays
ACMNA015 Represent and solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of strategies including counting on, partitioning and rearranging parts
ACMNA057 Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
|National numeracy learning progression||
Multiplicative strategies - MuS4
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