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Teaching about angles

This collection of practical tasks is designed to help students understand angles.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 3, Year 4
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Assessment advice
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Space
Topics Transformation, Angles and geometric reasoning
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Identify angles as measures of turn and compare angles with right angles in everyday situations

Estimate and compare angles using angle names including acute, obtuse, straight angle, reflex and revolution, and recognise their relationship to a right angle

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P3, P4)
Understanding units of measurement (P6)

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NSW Department of Education


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