ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 1

early in STAGE 3

A student:

end of STAGE 3

A student:

UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICAL INFORMATION IN TEXTS AND TASKS

APPLYING WHOLE NUMBER CONCEPTS

ESTIMATING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

APPLYING ADDITION, SUBTRACTION, MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION

- Selects and applies efficient mental, written and calculator strategies for addition and subtraction
- Solves word problems and records the strategy used
- Uses a range of mental and written strategies and algorithms to multiply by one- and two-digit numbers
- Uses a range of mental and written strategies to divide numbers with three or more digits by a one-digit operator including those that result in a remainder

UNDERSTANDING FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, PERCENTAGES, RATES, RATIOS

- Compares and orders fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12 and 100
- Expresses mixed numerals as improper fractions and vice versa
- Models strategies to add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
- Applies the place value system to represent thousandths as a decimal
- Compares, orders and represents decimals of up to three decimal places

- Compares, orders, adds and subtracts fractions with the same denominators and mixed numerals
- Solves problems involving 10%, 20%, 25%, 50%, 75%
- Finds equivalent fractions, simplifies and multiplies fractions with whole numbers
- Adds and subtracts decimals of up to three decimal places, multiplies decimals by one- and two-digit whole numbers
- Divides decimals by one-digit whole numbers and by 10, 100, 1000

UNDERSTANDING MONEY AND FINANCE

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

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

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