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

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


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


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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


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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

 

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