ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 5

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

early in STAGE 4

ENGLISH

  • Transforms timelines into personal narrative using appropriate transitional verbs
  • Analyses the deliberate choice and representation of statistics in persuasive texts

GEOGRAPHY

  • Collects and records geographical data from primary and secondary sources to differentiate a range of factors related to human well-being
  • Collects, collates and analyses primary data from fieldwork using a variety of digital and non-digital instruments
  • Draws geographical conclusions on the basis of an analysis of data
  • Uses geographical terminology to communicate findings using digital and spatial technologies

PDHPE

  • Uses probability elements to analyse risk and behaviour

SCIENCE

  • Proposes the type of information and data that needs to be collected in a range of investigation types, including first-hand and secondary sources
  • Summarises data from own investigations and secondary sources
  • Organises data in tables and interprets and constructs tables
  • Applies simple numerical procedures, e.g. calculating means when processing data and information
  • Extracts information from flowcharts, histograms, column graphs, sector graphs and line graphs
  • Constructs, reads and interprets timelines, determines whether a vertical or horizontal timeline is appropriate, determines a suitable scale and labels markers appropriately e.g. BC, AD TAS
  • Creates project timelines and action plans


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end of STAGE 4

LANGUAGES

  • Creates and analyses side-by-side column graphs using two sets of data, e.g. parents/students and hobbies; class 7A/class 7B and pets
  • Uses the target language to analyse and describe data represented in graphs

ENGLISH

  • Identifies, plans and prioritises stages of tasks, making use of organisational strategies, e.g.drawing up a schedule, monitoring progress and meeting deadlines
  • Critically analyses, selects and represents data in persuasive texts e.g. advertising and propaganda

GEOGRAPHY

  • Analyses patterns and trends in internal migration within Australia Examines projected growth rates for Australia‚Äôs population Analyses current trends in urbanisation including growth of megacities

HISTORY

  • Uses graphs, tables and statistics as quantitative historical data

PDHPE

  • Reads, constructs and interprets sector graphs e.g. components of a balanced life
  • Uses line graphs to show levels of physical activities and column graphs to compare data over time for road safety and drug education
  • Uses and reads like scales for surveys

SCIENCE

  • Proposes the type of information and data that needs to be collected in a range of investigation types, including first hand and secondary sources
  • Extracts information from databases, interpreting tables and keys
  • Constructs and uses the appropriate type of graph (histogram, column, sector or line graph) to express relationships clearly and succinctly
  • Uses spreadsheets for data collection and calculating means

 

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