**ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 2**

**PATTERNING GENERALISATIONS ALGEBRAIC REASONING**

early in STAGE 2

end of STAGE 2

- Finds missing numbers in number sentences involving addition or subtraction on one or both sides of the equals sign
- Investigates and uses the properties of odd and even numbers
- Recognises, continues and describes number patterns resulting from performing multiplication
- Finds missing numbers in number sentences involving one operation of multiplication or division