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## Who Sank the Boat?

**Strand**

Measurement

##### Maths Concepts

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

The story of 5 animal friends who decide to take a boat trip. It all goes pear-shaped when the boat won’t hold all the weight. So, who sinks the boat?

##### Teaching ideas

Other investigations based on the book; would the order they got in the boat have effected the outcome? Place the animals in order of lightest to heaviest - test your prediction. How would a bigger boat have effected the outcome?

## Adam Spencer’s Mind-Boggling Maths, Outrageous Puzzles, Enormous Super-Cool Games Book of Numbers and heaps of other fun stuff!

**Strand**

Algebra

** Australian Curriculum Year Level**

Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 2, Year 3, Year 8, Year 4, Foundation Year, Year 1, Year 9

**Numeracy Strategy**

Multiplication and Division Triangle, Part-Part-Whole, Benchmarking, Find the Pattern, Draw what you can't see

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

Prep-Sort, describe and name familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in the environment (ACMMG009); YR1-Recognise and classify familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects using obvious features (ACMMG022); YR2-Describe the features of three-dimensional objects (ACMMG043); YR3-Identify symmetry in the environment (ACMMG066); YR4-Investigate number sequences involving multiples of 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9 (ACMNA074); YR5-Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems (ACMNA291); YR6-Construct simple prisms and pyramids (ACMMG140); YR7-Draw different views of prisms and solids formed from combinations of prisms (ACMMG161); YR8-Solve a range of problems involving rates and ratios, with and without digital technologies (ACMNA188); YR9-Express numbers in scientific notation (ACMNA210)

##### Teaching ideas

Real-world application in this book. Cross-curricular links are strong too, science, humanities, music, HPE etc

## The Phantom Tollbooth

##### Maths Concepts

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

##### Teaching ideas

Explore the mathematical language and concepts. Eg. Ensuring the world once again has rhyme and reason --> explore the concept of averaging as a 'levelling' process

## Pythagoras and His Theorem: The Big Idea

##### Maths Concepts

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

Investigate Pythagoras’ Theorem and its application to solving simple problems involving right angled triangles (ACMMG222)

##### Teaching ideas

## The Golden Section: Natures Greatest Secret

##### Maths Concepts

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

##### Teaching ideas

Cross curricular links to Humanities in particular ancient history and also art.

## The Dot and the Line: A romance in lower mathematics

**Strand**

Space

** Australian Curriculum Year Level**

##### Teaching ideas

Show youtube clip of this story. Cross curricular links to animation, art, poetry.

## Q.E.D. Beauty in Mathematical Proof

##### Maths Concepts

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

##### Teaching ideas

Hooks for lessons. Introduction to new topics.

## Where is the Green Sheep?

**Strand**

Algebra

** Australian Curriculum Year Level**

Foundation Year, Year 1

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

Sort and classify familiar objects and explain the basis for these classifications. Copy, continue and create patterns with objects and drawings (ACMNA005); 1-Investigate and describe number patterns formed by skip-counting and patterns with objects (ACMNA018)

##### Teaching ideas

Subitising small numbers, patterns

## Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland

**Strand**

Space

##### Maths Concepts

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

4-Compare angles and classify them as equal to, greater than, or less than, a right angle (ACMMG089); 5-Estimate, measure and compare angles using degrees. Construct angles using a protractor (ACMMG112); 6-Investigate, with and without digital technologies, angles on a straight line, angles at a point and vertically opposite angles. Use results to find unknown angles (ACMMG141)

##### Teaching ideas

Identifying, classifying and drawing angle. Games like acute-right-straight-obtuse (rock-paper-scissors)

## Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar

**Strand**

Number

##### Australian Curriculum: Description

Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers (ACMNA123)