ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 3

APPLYING CONCEPTS OF 2D SHAPES

early in STAGE 1

  • Identifies horizontal, vertical and parallel lines
  • Identifies and names triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons and octagons presented in different orientations, in pictures and in the environment
  • Uses the terms ‘side’ and ‘vertex’ to describe and compare 2D shapes


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end of STAGE 1

  • Makes and draws 2D shapes in different orientations
  • Identifies, performs and records the result of one step ‘slides’ and ‘flips’
  • Creates symmetrical designs with a variety of materials
  • Identifies, performs, describes and records the result of full, half and quarter ‘turns’

 

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