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Understanding Australian coins
Students understand what Australian coins look like, their value and their purpose. They identify and describe the features and value of Australian coins and make simple calculations using coins.
|Year level(s)||Year 1, Year 2|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning|
|Keywords||coins, Australian money, financial literacy|
|Curriculum connections||HASS, The Arts, Technologies|
|Strand and focus||Number, Algebra|
|Topics||Mathematical modelling, Money and financial mathematics|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Recognise, continue and create pattern sequences, with numbers, symbols, shapes and objects, formed by skip counting, initially by twos, fives and tens
Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving equal sharing and grouping; represent the situations with diagrams, physical and virtual materials, and use calculation strategies to solve the problem
Add and subtract one- and two-digit numbers, representing problems using number sentences and solve using part-part-whole reasoning and a variety of calculation strategies
Counting processes (P6)
Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P3)
Multiplicative strategies (P2)
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