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Tangrams 2 – investigating fractions
Use tangram pieces to explore various maths ideas such as fractions and area. This task challenges students to prove their observations.
|Year level(s)||Year 3, Year 4|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Targeted teaching, Concrete Representational Abstract model|
|Keywords||rectangle, square, triangle, parallelogram, fractions, half, quarter, reasoning, problem solving, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Number, Geometry, Build understanding|
|Topics||Fractions, Shapes and objects, Using units of measurement|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA058 Model and represent unit fractions including 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 1/5 and their multiples to a complete whole
ACMNA077 Investigate equivalent fractions used in contexts
|National numeracy learning progression||
Understanding units of measurement
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