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)

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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