ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 1

early in STAGE 5

A student:

end of STAGE 5

A student:

UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICAL INFORMATION IN TEXTS AND TASKS

APPLYING WHOLE NUMBER CONCEPTS

ESTIMATING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

APPLYING ADDITION, SUBTRACTION, MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION

- Extracts, comprehends and analyses a range of mathematical information related to number, including rational and irrational numbers
- Applies index laws to operate with algebraic expressions involving indices
- Rounds numbers to a number of significant figures
- Converts between metric units for very large and very small measurements, e.g. digital measurements involving the prefixes nano, micro, mega, giga and tera

UNDERSTANDING FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, PERCENTAGES, RATES, RATIOS

UNDERSTANDING MONEY AND FINANCE

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

HISTORY

- Outlines, represents and explains population movements, e.g. movement from country villages to towns and cities and emigration to other countries
- Finds the time difference between two events
- Explains reasons for the development of different perceptions of time across cultures and civilisations
- Explains the effects of global events (including wars) using graphs, percentages and numbers of any magnitude as historical evidence

SCIENCE

- Calculates speed as
^{d}⁄_{t }(distance ÷ time)

SCIENCE

- Uses appropriate scales to describe differences in sizes of and distance between structures making up the universe

GEOGRAPHY

- Analyses topographic maps, gradients, altitudes and cross sections to draw conclusions Uses data as evidence to explain relationships, patterns and trends from geographical inquiry

HISTORY

- Uses a range of sources to explain how the growths of cities, population and industries have effected the environment in Australia and the world