ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 1

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

early in STAGE 4

VISUAL ARTS

  • Converts currency for authentic tasks, e.g. you have A$50 to spend on presents for your family while travelling in a different country

VISUAL ARTS

  • Uses fractions to represent parts of beats in listening, performance and composition

GEOGRAPHY

  • Calculates the difference between maximum and minimum temperatures over a period of time
  • Uses topographic maps to calculate gradients and altitudes and develop cross sections
  • Uses data to infer relationships, patterns and trends from geographical inquiry

HISTORY

  • Sequences numbers and understands chronology
  • Describes different perceptions of time across cultures and civilisations
  • Relates strata to the dating of archaeological finds
  • Calculates number of years between two dates on BCE and CE timelines

PDHPE

  • Calculates heart rates, kilojoule intakes, serving sizes and weekly meal plans
  • Adds and subtracts integers when scoring in games
  • Understands the court space and uses fractions such as halves and quarters and thirds to describe positions

TAS

  • Creates budgets
  • Uses ratios and fractions to adjust quantities in recipes

SCIENCE

  • Calculates density as mv (massvolume)

 

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end of STAGE 4

LANGUAGES

  • Reads a menu in the target language and calculates total costs, discounts and percentages, e.g. for tipping
  • Extracts, interprets and comprehends a range of mathematical information in the target language from texts, tables, diagrams and graphs in a range of contexts, e.g. weather charts, TV guides, timetables
  • Creates budgets and costs items in a foreign currency, e.g. shopping for souvenirs

CREATIVE ARTS

  • Calculates a mix of paint according to a ratio Uses fractions to represent the impact of contrast

GEOGRAPHY

  • Compares large urban areas of Australia with the USA, e.g. location, population, spatial distribution, boundary divisions and major landform features

HISTORY

  • Compares demographic data using graphs, percentages and numbers of any magnitude

MUSIC

  • Calculates the length of musical segments to fit timeframes in multimedia presentations

SCIENCE

  • Measures volume of water in a container before and after rainfall

 

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