Meaningful Moments: A Perfect Day

Meaningful Moments: A Perfect Day

  • Cool+
  • Primary
  • Year 6
  • Mathematics
  • Measurement
  • ...

Activity summary

Students will create an itinerary for their perfect day. The itinerary needs to include a detailed timetable of events, including a start and finish time and details of the duration of events.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • understand that timetables and itineraries can be used to help plan the perfect day.

Success criteria:

Students can...

  • demonstrate knowledge of the amount of time required for certain events and how these can be accommodated within the finite limits of one day.

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Activity Instructions

Activity details


This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:

  • creativity
  • problem solving

Curriculum Mapping

Australian Curriculum (v9.0) content description: 

Year 6 Mathematics:

  • interpret and use timetables and itineraries to plan activities and determine the duration of events and journeys (AC9M6M03)

Relevant parts of Year 5 Mathematics achievement standards: Students interpret and use timetables. 

NSW Syllabus outcomes: MA3-13MG

General capabilities: Critical and Creative ThinkingNumeracy

Resources Required

  • Pen and paper

Additional Info

This is a Cool+ lesson.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Low - introduce the topic and oversee the activity.

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