### FOCUS AREA 2 : Patterns and algebraic reasoningA student identifies patterns, develops algebraic reasoning and makes generalisations

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ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 2

early in STAGE 1
A student:

end of STAGE 1
A student:

PATTERNING GENERALISATIONS ALGEBRAIC REASONING
• Recognises, copies, continues, creates and describes increasing and decreasing number patterns
• Recognises, copies, creates, continues and describes repeating patterns of objects or symbols
• Models and describes odd and even numbers

• Describes patterns with numbers and identifies missing elements
• Finds missing numbers in number sentences involving one operation of addition or subtraction

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

CREATIVE ARTS

• Represents and manipulates patterns occurring in nature for students’ own works in visual arts, music, dance and drama

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

• Describes patterns of seasonal changes in temperature

LANGUAGES

• Classifies numbers up to two digits in the target language as odd or even
• Reads a number sequence in the target language and identifies missing numbers

CREATIVE ARTS

• Explores Islamic designs and mandalas as stimuli for students’ own works in visual arts, music, dance and drama

HISTORY

• Sequences days of the week, months and seasons of the year
• Sequences objects and photographs
• Describes and sequences stages in his or her lifetime