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Domino Deductions

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Use dominoes to achieve various curriculum outcomes. Includes teacher ideas, reproducible pages, background material and answers.

Can be used in conjunction with various sets of dominoes including double 6 and double 9 sets.

Suitable for all primary years.

Curriculum Links:

AC LinksMathematics concept
Yr F: ACMNA002Matching dot patterns and/or numerals for numbers 1-6.
Yr F: ACMNA004Also: finding combinations of 2 collections with common sums.
Yr 1: ACMNA015
Yr 4: ACMNA081Finding the number of possible combinations of any 2 of the numbers in a given range.   Finding the combined sum of all possible combinations by looking for patterns.
Yr 4: ACMSP096
plus reasoning
Yr 2: ACMMG037Tesselating rectangles to fill an area of a set size and shape.
plus reasoning“Cram” additionally involves the use of strategy to ensure that the desired player places the last piece on the grid.
Yr F: ACMNA002Matching identical dot patterns for numbers 0-6.  Applying logic to determine what and why patterns exist when dominoes are arranged in certain ways.
plus reasoning
Yr 2: ACMSP049Sorting pairs of numbers into categories: odd/even numbers, odd/even sums or differences.  Identify a rule used to sort dominoes.
Yr 3: ACMNA051
Yr 4: ACMNA071
Yr 1: ACMNA015Finding the missing combination from a set of all possible combinations of any 2 numbers in the range 0-6.
Yr 2: ACMNA035
plus reasoning
Various, including:Generating and interpreting descriptions of number properties in order to identify a specific domino (e.g. odd/even, more/less than, properties of sums and products etc).
Yr 1: ACMNA015
Yr 3: ACMNA051
Yr 4: ACMNA071
Yr 4: ACMNA075
Yr 2: ACMNA035Identify the next element in a number pattern.
Yr 3: ACMNA060
Yr F: ACMNA289Compare and equalise two numbers in the range 0-6 using concrete materials.
Yr 1: ACMNA014Apply places to digits in order to create two two-digit numbers with the largest difference.
Yr 2: ACMNA028
Yr 2: ACMNA030
Yr 2: ACMNA030Add strings of numbers to reach a given total.  Generate all possibilities.  Generate strings which have certain properties, e.g. length (number of addends).
Yr 3: ACMNA055
plus reasoning
Yr 3: ACMNA051Adding two numbers in range 1-6 and determining properties (odd/even).
Yr 4: ACMNA071
Yr 1: ACMNA015Adding two numbers in the range 1-6.  Graphing to determine frequency of totals.
Yr 1: ACMSP263
plus reasoning
Yr 1: ACMNA014Numerals are allocated to places in order to create the largest 2-digit number.
Yr 1: ACMNA013Using two numerals to create two-digit numbers.  Ordering two-digit numbers from smallest to largest.
Yr 1: ACMNA014
Yr 3: ACMNA055Creating a sum of three two-digit numbers closest to a given total.
Yr 3: ACMNA055Adding and subtracting two-digit numbers.
Yr 2: ACMNA029Partitioning small numbers: identifying the two addends used to generate specific totals.
Yr 3: ACMNA055Partitioning larger numbers: identifying combinations of numbers which add to a given two-digit total.
Yr 1: ACMNA030Adding strings of one-digit numbers in order to create a given total (including requirements to use a set number of addends and/or use some addends twice).
Yr 3: ACMNA055
plus reasoning
Yr 3: ACMNA060Matching dot patterns for numbers 1-6 in order to create geometric shapes with sets of domino tiles. Investigating number patterns.
plus reasoning
Yr 3: ACMNA058Ordering proper fractions from smallest to largest.
Yr F: ACMNA002Adding two digits in the range 1-6.  Counting out items (up to 12).
Yr 1: ACMNA015

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