ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 1

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

early in STAGE 3

HISTORY

  • Uses mathematical language to describe significant historical people and events

MUSIC

  • Continues to explore metre, rhythm and subdivision of beats, including in traditional notation
  • Can identify patterns in number and can invert these
  • Identifies relationship of music to mathematics

DANCE

  • Combines multiple movement sequences

VISUAL ARTS

  • Creates symbols to represent a series of numbers in a grid and uses mathematical equations to create artworks from these symbols
  • Create models of fractions
  • Consider and identify the use of patterns in art and the relationship to number
  • Create artworks incorporating numbers or symbols

DRAMA

  • Role play budgeting and money situations
  • Role play word problems and possible solutions

 

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end of STAGE 3

GEOGRAPHY

  • Investigates differences between countries economic, demographic and social characteristics: population size, density, life expectancy, per capita income, energy consumption

LANGUAGES

  • Understands and adapts a recipe in the target language for different size groups of people
  • Converts currency, e.g. Australian dollars to Euro

MUSIC

  • Continues to develop knowledge of pattern and symbol eg. groupings
  • Notates own music through symbol and explores relationship to traditional notation
  • Aurally identifies symbols and groupings in music

DANCE

  • Explores the relationship of mathematics to dance in routine, sequences and diagrams of movement

VISUAL ARTS

  • Illustrations demonstrate fractions, percentages, decimals including company equivalent fraction
  • Explores symbol in art and environment and relationship to mathematics eg. ∞ , %

DRAMA

  • Role plays complex problems
  • Explores situations involving percentages or fractions eg. shopping

 

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