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WALT: How do we solve a real-world problem?
WILF: Can you ask questions that might provide useful information to solve a problem? Can you clarify what information is needed to solve the problem?
TIB: In order to solve a problem, we need to know what information is going to help us move towards an answer.

WALT: We are learning to… | WILF: What I’m looking for… | TIB: This is because…

Mathematics Proficiency Strands

Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Problem Solving formulates and models authentic situations involving operations Problem Solving formulates, models and records authentic situations involving operations Problem Solving formulates and solves authentic problems using measurements Problem Solving formulates and solves authentic problems using measurements

 

General Capabilities: Numeracy Level 3 (by the end of Year 4) Level 4 (by the end of Year 6)
Estimating and calculating with whole numbers estimate a solution to a problem and then check the solution by recalling addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts solve problems and check calculations using efficient mental and written strategies
General Capabilities: Critical and Creative Thinking Level 3 (by the end of Year 4) Level 4 (by the end of Year 6)
Inquiring – identifying, exploring and organising information and ideas pose questions to expand their knowledge about the world pose questions to clarify and interpret information and probe for causes and consequences
Inquiring – identifying, exploring and organising information and ideas select and clarify information from a range of sources identify and clarify relevant information and prioritise ideas
Student Work Template

The concept, videos and lesson structure for theĀ The Whopper Jar lesson were developed by Graham Fletcher (https://gfletchy.com/the-whopper-jar/), and have been republished here under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

Act 1 - The Question
Act 3 - The Reveal

 

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