Operations with Decimals and Percentages Unit Plan – Year 5 and Year 6
11 x Lessons
This Mathematics unit covers a range of concepts relating to decimals and percentages; specifically calculations.
It consists of 11 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.
The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.
An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objectives is included and will require an additional lesson.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Mathematics > Year 6 > Number and Algebra > Money and financial mathematics > ACMNA132
Investigate and calculate percentage discounts of 10%, 25% and 50% on sale items, with and without digital technologies
Mathematics > Year 6 > Number and Algebra > Fractions and decimals > ACMNA128
Add and subtract decimals, with and without digital technologies, and use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers
Mathematics > Year 6 > Number and Algebra > Fractions and decimals > ACMNA129
Multiply decimals by whole numbers and perform divisions by non-zero whole numbers where the results are terminating decimals, with and without digital technologies