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Understanding Year 5 Maths – Australian Curriculum Edition

Original price was: $36.95.Current price is: $35.00.

ISBN 9781741307948

The majority of teachers and parents would agree that students who wish to achieve confidence and success at this level should:

  • Understand all the basic ideas and rules
  • Practise these rules and ideas by going through graded exercises
  • Understand why and how they made errors,so that hopefully they are reduced or eliminated in further exercises

This book has been written to fulfill these 3 vital requirements by incorporating the following features:

  1. Firstly, the book has been split up into the 10 major important topics which have been finalised in the New Australian Curriculum by ACARA.
  2. Each of these major topics has been broken down into a number of simpler ideas and rules, thus saving educators and students valuable time in research.
  3. Each page covers only one idea or rule, thus giving students clarity.
  4. Each concept is thoroughly, but simply, explained for understanding.
  5. Each formula, rule or set of steps is highlighted in larger print for ease of memorising.
  6. Each formula and page contains at least one fully worked example. This not only reinforces understanding, but also shows the student how to apply each formula to typical questions.
  7. At the end of each chapter, there are usually 5 or more comprehensive graded exercises for practise, which cover all the ideas in the topic. If a student is not sure how to do a particular problem, all they need to do is turn back to the page number shown in order to find a very similar example.
  8. In addition, the text presentation is well spaced out, in order to make the subject matter more appealing to this age group.

As you can see this book should prove to be an invaluable aid for teachers, because it thoroughly covers the 10 major sub strands which are the basis of the New National Curriculum. In addition, there are carefully graded exercises which will provide confidence and success to the weaker students, while at the same time there are more difficult levels to extend and stimulate students of all ability groups. It will be very beneficial to parents, because it will provide them with a very structured and clear idea of the new syllabus, and what their children should know by the end of Year 5. If their child has a particular problem (say on adding fractions) it is very easy to find the page and explanations relating to that idea – and hence help their child.

Most important of all, it will prove to be an excellent text and reference for students of all ability groups. The format and layout makes it very much easier for a pupil to thoroughly master one major topic in a relatively short period of time, because it is so easy to see how each idea is linked to the previous one. It has all the rules and corresponding examples clearly set out topic, page by page. In addition it teaches the pupils to read explanations, as well as to look back and research similar problems.

From the author, Warwick Marlin:

“This book has proved difficult to write, simply because it is a New Curriculum, and very little in depth content description has been given by ACARA. Therefore I have included many more concepts (than those stated in the curriculum guideline) to make certain that every topic is more than adequately covered. Also, I have added many extension concepts, like percentages, which are only meant to be introduced in Grade 6. Primary school Maths is understood more through practice and doing, and therefore I have tried to keep the explanations as short and clear as possible, while at the same time I have illustrated ideas with examples and diagrams wherever possible. In summary, I sincerely believe that this book will provide greater understanding, confidence, enjoyment, and success to all students who use it.”

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Understanding Year 5 Maths Advanced: Australian Curriculum Edition

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This book should prove to be an invaluable teaching aid for teachers, coaches and tutorial centers, because it thoroughly summarises the 10 major topics which are the basis of the Australian Curriculum. It will be very beneficial to parents, because it will provide them with a very structured and clear idea of the core syllabus, and what their children should know by the end of Grade 5. If their child has a particular problem (say on adding fractions) it is very easy to find the page and explanations relating to that idea – and hence help their child. Most important of all, it will prove to be an excellent reference for students of all ability groups. The user friendly format and layout makes it very much faster for a pupil to thoroughly master one major topic in a relatively short period of time, because it is so easy to see how each idea is linked to the previous one. It has all the rules and corresponding examples clearly set out topic by topic, page by page. In addition it teaches the pupils to read explanations, as well as to look back and research similar problems. And of course the graded exercises at the end of each topic chapter will help students of all abilities to practise and apply their knowledge. It is so easy for students to work through the book by themselves with the minimum of supervision and help.
This advanced edition of Understanding Maths Year 5 provides graded exercises that will test student of most ability groups, and in many of the chapters, will extend students to concepts which are usually covered in Year 6. The questions are graded into levels of difficulty:
  • Easier questions: These Level 1 (and sometimes Level 2) questions are intended to build confidence and follow the format of the examples.
  • Average questions: Level 2 & 3 questions are of average difficulty level, and give all students (weak, average & gifted) a good opportunity to practice and consolidate the ideas and rules given throughout most of the chapter. All students should try to complete and understand questions in the first three levels.
  • Harder questions: These questions are more difficult as they involve larger numbers, and some of the more difficult ideas in the related topic. Reference pages numbers and not included so that students learn to search through the chapter for the relevant information.
  • Problem solving: This more difficult level has been included to challenge those students who are more gifted at Maths. Usually the questions are more sentence and problem oriented, and therefore they involve more reading and comprehension skills. It is unlikely that any of the questions in this level can be done mentally, because several different ideas, rules or steps are usually required.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Number & Algebra
    • Number and Place Value
    • Fractions and Decimals
    • Money and Financial Mathematics
    • Patterns and Algebra
  • Measurement & Geometry
    • Using Units of Measurement
    • Shape
    • Location and Transformation
    • Geometric Reasoning
  • Statistics & Probability
    • Chance
    • Data Representation and Interpretation
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Understanding Year 5 Maths Advanced: Australian Curriculum Edition

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This book should prove to be an invaluable teaching aid for teachers, coaches and tutorial centers, because it thoroughly summarises the 10 major topics which are the basis of the Australian Curriculum. It will be very beneficial to parents, because it will provide them with a very structured and clear idea of the core syllabus, and what their children should know by the end of Grade 5. If their child has a particular problem (say on adding fractions) it is very easy to find the page and explanations relating to that idea – and hence help their child. Most important of all, it will prove to be an excellent reference for students of all ability groups. The user friendly format and layout makes it very much faster for a pupil to thoroughly master one major topic in a relatively short period of time, because it is so easy to see how each idea is linked to the previous one. It has all the rules and corresponding examples clearly set out topic by topic, page by page. In addition it teaches the pupils to read explanations, as well as to look back and research similar problems. And of course the graded exercises at the end of each topic chapter will help students of all abilities to practise and apply their knowledge. It is so easy for students to work through the book by themselves with the minimum of supervision and help.
This advanced edition of Understanding Maths Year 5 provides graded exercises that will test student of most ability groups, and in many of the chapters, will extend students to concepts which are usually covered in Year 6. The questions are graded into levels of difficulty:
  • Easier questions: These Level 1 (and sometimes Level 2) questions are intended to build confidence and follow the format of the examples.
  • Average questions: Level 2 & 3 questions are of average difficulty level, and give all students (weak, average & gifted) a good opportunity to practice and consolidate the ideas and rules given throughout most of the chapter. All students should try to complete and understand questions in the first three levels.
  • Harder questions: These questions are more difficult as they involve larger numbers, and some of the more difficult ideas in the related topic. Reference pages numbers and not included so that students learn to search through the chapter for the relevant information.
  • Problem solving: This more difficult level has been included to challenge those students who are more gifted at Maths. Usually the questions are more sentence and problem oriented, and therefore they involve more reading and comprehension skills. It is unlikely that any of the questions in this level can be done mentally, because several different ideas, rules or steps are usually required.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Number & Algebra
    • Number and Place Value
    • Fractions and Decimals
    • Money and Financial Mathematics
    • Patterns and Algebra
  • Measurement & Geometry
    • Using Units of Measurement
    • Shape
    • Location and Transformation
    • Geometric Reasoning
  • Statistics & Probability
    • Chance
    • Data Representation and Interpretation
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The Visible Thinking in Mathematics series promotes critical and creative thinking in mathematics. It is designed to make thinking visible by providing pupils with opportunities to think aloud, explore their thoughts and reflect on their reasoning. Series Features
  • Thinking Platform provides an avenue for reflection on the reasoning behind the concepts and skills, and underscores the importance of the thinking involved in problem solving. Emphasis on thinking is extended to the answers through detailed solutions.
  • Notes present opportunities for parents and teachers to clarify misconceptions, simplify a concept or provide support in areas of difficulty for the child. Teaching tips and textbook links enhance and supplement learning.
  • Attaining Mastery provides parallel questions that highlight differences between similar problems and allow the child to focus on the correct application of concepts and strategies.
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The Visible Thinking in Mathematics series promotes critical and creative thinking in mathematics. It is designed to make thinking visible by providing pupils with opportunities to think aloud, explore their thoughts and reflect on their reasoning. Series Features
  • Thinking Platform provides an avenue for reflection on the reasoning behind the concepts and skills, and underscores the importance of the thinking involved in problem solving. Emphasis on thinking is extended to the answers through detailed solutions.
  • Notes present opportunities for parents and teachers to clarify misconceptions, simplify a concept or provide support in areas of difficulty for the child. Teaching tips and textbook links enhance and supplement learning.
  • Attaining Mastery provides parallel questions that highlight differences between similar problems and allow the child to focus on the correct application of concepts and strategies.
  • Summative Test consolidates learning for every chapter.
  • Think Out Of The Box! includes challenging word problems to stretch the child's application of concepts learnt.
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