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# Problem Solving Commonwealth Games

Description

This set of problem solving activities has been designed for upper primary classrooms in a sporting theme.

Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Rotations / Group Work
• Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9M5N09 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving additive and multiplicative situations including financial contexts; formulate the problems, choosing operations and efficient calculation strategies, using digital tools where appropriate; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation

AC9M6N09 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems, involving rational numbers and percentages, including in financial contexts; formulate the problems, choosing operations and efficient calculation strategies, and using digital tools where appropriate; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation, justifying the choices made

ACMNA291 8.4

Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems

ACMNA123 8.4

Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers

VCMNA185

Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems

VCMNA191

Create simple financial plans

VCMNA209

Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers and make estimates for these computations

MA3-1WM old

Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions

MA3-2WM old

Selects and applies appropriate problem- solving strategies, including the use of digital technologies, in undertaking investigations

MA3-3WM old

Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another

MA3-5NA old

Selects and applies appropriate strategies for addition and subtraction with counting numbers of any size

MA3-6NA old

Selects and applies appropriate strategies for multiplication and division, and applies the order of operations to calculations involving more than one operation

MA3-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent the properties of numbers

MA3-RN-02 new

Compares and orders decimals up to 3 decimal places

MA3-RN-03 new

Determines percentages of quantities, and finds equivalent fractions and decimals for benchmark percentage values

MA3-AR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems

MA3-MR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve multiplication and division problems

MA3-MR-02 new

Constructs and completes number sentences involving multiplicative relations, applying the order of operations to calculations