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Teacher tip: use metacognitive strategies to empower your students

Use this guide to implement metacognitive strategies to help students become self-regulating learners and develop a strong sense of agency in their learning.

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Year level(s) Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Metacognitive strategies

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Space
Topics Shapes and objects
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Recognise, compare and classify shapes, referencing the number of sides and using spatial terms such as "opposite", "parallel", "curved" and "straight"

Make, compare and classify objects, identifying key features and explaining why these features make them suited to their uses

Represent and approximate composite shapes and objects in the environment, using combinations of familiar shapes and objects

Connect objects to their nets and build objects from their nets using spatial and geometric reasoning

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P3, P4)

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