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Students practise whole number sequences using numerals, quantities (eg dots) and words. Thinking is focused on considering the number that comes before and after given numbers.

Teacher notes

  • Students place train carriages on a track in order, one at a time, by working out the number that comes before and after the number on each carriage.
  • Numbers are represented as words, numerals, dots, and/or MAB blocks.
  • Randomised number generation encourages repeated use.

Learning objects

Number trains picture.

Number trains
This is an aggregated learning object combining the five other learning objects in a sequence.