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# Problems with Parker

Description

This fun and engaging activity asks students to create their own multiplication word problems. Students simply flip over two number cards and create a number story and sentence to match.

A great activity to provide students opportunities to form word problems using appropriate mathematical language.

Suitable for
• Fast Finishers
• Relief Teachers
• Parents
Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

MA1-1WM old

Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols

MA1-2WM old

Uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems

MA1-3WM old

Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

MA1-8NA old

Creates, represents and continues a variety of patterns with numbers and objects

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-2WM old

Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-6NA old

Uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division

MA1-CSQ-01 new

Uses number bonds and the relationship between addition and subtraction to solve problems involving partitioning

MA2-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent numbers to at least tens of thousands

MA2-RN-02 new

Represents and compares decimals up to 2 decimal places using place value

MA2-AR-01 new

Selects and uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving 2- and 3-digit numbers

MA2-AR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving addition and subtraction by finding missing values

MA2-MR-01 new

Represents and uses the structure of multiplicative relations to 10 × 10 to solve problems

MA2-MR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving multiplication and division by finding missing values

AC9M2N04 9

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

AC9M3N04 9

Multiply and divide one- and two-digit numbers, representing problems using number sentences, diagrams and arrays, and using a variety of calculation strategies

AC9M3A03 9

Recall and demonstrate proficiency with multiplication facts for 3, 4, 5 and 10; extend and apply facts to develop the related division facts

AC9M3N06 9

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

AC9M2N06 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving additive and multiplicative situations, including money transactions; represent situations and choose calculation strategies; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation

ACMNA036 8.4

Solve problems by using number sentences for addition or subtraction

ACMNA056 8.4

Recall multiplication facts of two, three, five and ten and related division facts

ACMNA057 8.4

Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies

VCMNA113

Solve problems by using number sentences for addition or subtraction

VCMNA134

Recall multiplication facts of two, three, five and ten and related division facts

VCMNA135

Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies

Differentiation

### Modifications

• - Students can create word problems for a friend to solve.
• - Students can use a calculator to solve the number sentence, once created.

### EXTENSIONS

Students could choose multiple cards e.g. 2 by 1-digit problems or 1 by 2-digit problems.