Mathematics and numeracy

Week 6 – 1st-5th June

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Learning Package 1: Colour in fractions

This activity offers your child the opportunity to represent fractions and to develop a sense of the relative size of fractions.

Learning Package 2: Broken calculator

This activity is designed to get your child to practise and apply their knowledge of numbers and operations. It encourages them to think and problem solve like a mathematician.

Learning Package 3: youcubed math cards

This activity offers your child the opportunity to develop their understanding of multiplication and encourages your child to make connections between different representations of numbers.

Learning Package 4: Origami cube and net exploration

This activity offers your child the opportunity to explore how a net requires each face to be connected to at least one other face.

Learning Package 5: Dot card talk 2

This activity is designed to get your child thinking about different ways we can think about numbers in particular multiplicative situations.

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Learning Package 1: Dicey addition

This task offers your child the opportunity to work flexibly with numbers and use their knowledge of landmark numbers (for example; multiples of fives and tens) and number facts.

Learning Package 2: Race to zero

This game helps your child develop their confidence in using a range of strategies for subtraction.

Learning Package 3: Multiples madness

This task is designed to offer your child the opportunity to develop their confidence in understanding multiples of fives, twos and tens.

Learning Package 4: youcubed number visuals

This task is designed to offer your child the opportunity to see numbers, investigate interesting representation of numbers and think about factors and multiples.

Learning Package 5: Same and different

This task encourages your child to share what they know about numbers, patterns and multiplicative thinking.

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Learning Package 1: Factor squares

In this task students will investigate factors to solve a problem.

Learning Package 2: Inside seven squares

Your child will work through a task to solve a problem about area.

Learning Package 3: Totality

In this task your child will play a strategic game of addition.

Learning Package 4: Sponge art transformations

In this task your child will create a painting while investigating flips, slides and turns.

Learning Package 5: A square of numbers

This task will support your child’s understanding of the properties of numbers and the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Learning Package 1: Sam's money challenge

Money - Help Sam work out how much change he will receive.

Learning Package 2: Two handfuls – Part 1

Estimating - Practise estimating how many objects you can pick up in two handfuls and learn about different ways of counting them efficiently.

Learning Package 3: Two handfuls – Part 2

Arrays - Use 36 objects to form different rectangular structures so that you have equal rows and columns (arrays).

Learning Package 4: Multiplication toss

This is a great game that supports learners in enhancing their reasoning skills whilst practising their knowledge of counting sequences.

Learning Package 5: Measuring muffins

Measurement - This is a fun activity that is also an opportunity to spend some time being creative with your child while learning about measuring, multiplication and problem solving.

Learning Package 1: Addition and subtraction – Strike it out

This activity is a great way to increase skills in reasoning, working collaboratively, and applying knowledge of strategies used to add and subtract.

Learning Package 2: Addition and subtraction – Strike it out investigation

This activity will allow you to explore the game Strike It Out and then investigate some of the strategies more deeply.

Learning Package 3: Addition and subtraction – It's time to get magical

Magic tricks provide great opportunities for learners to develop mathematical reasoning and practice their skills in mental computation. This trick is helpful for practising addition and subtraction facts.

Learning Package 4: The counting game – Multiples

This is a great game that supports learners in enhancing their reasoning skills whilst practising their knowledge of counting sequences.

Learning Package 5: Collect data – Basketball toss

This hands-on activity allows learners to investigate how to use different methods to collect data, comparing results, interpreting data and evaluating. It is great fun and they won’t feel like it is Mathematics.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

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