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

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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