A great introduction to teaching children to appreciate the differences in others around them and accepting them for who they are. This can be part of a health unit in social emotional awareness.
Lesson plan, full discussion plan and activity sheet
Children draw pictures/symbols to represent fraction number sentences.
Australian Curriculum content descriptor: Recognise and interpret common uses of halves, quarters and eighths of shapes and collections (ACMNA033)
A simple sequencing activity where children have to cut out scenes from the story and organise them into the right order.
Read or tell the story to the class, re-cap together what happened, then children do the task.
Three investigation sheets including word problems. Measure, compare and order several objects based on capacity. Ideal for years 2-3. The word problem activity is tricky, so can be used as a mini-project for those 'high flyers'.
A simple activity for students to practice recognising, naming and describing 2D shapes. Can be used as a practice activity or an assessment if you wish. There are a few in there to extend the 'high flyers'.
A simple cut and paste activity where they must glue the 3D solids in order from least to greatest volume by looking at the smaller cubes that make up the object. Can be used for a short assessment task.
Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:
An assessment task for year ones in identifying and ordering the Australian coins. Can be used as a worksheet activity as well.
Australian Curriculum content descriptor: Recognise, describe and order Australian coins according to their value
This is a great, fun activity for middle to upper primary students to combine their knowledge and skills in 2D shape transformations. Students have the opportunity to choose their degree of difficulty and always really enjoy it!