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 2
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end of STAGE 2
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PATTERNING GENERALISATIONS ALGEBRAIC REASONING
  • Identifies, continues, creates, describes and records increasing and decreasing number patterns
  • Identifies odd and even numbers of up to four digits


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  • 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


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KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

CREATIVE ARTS

  • Uses measurement, fractions, ratios, proportions, estimation and relationships in making artworks in visual arts, music, dance and drama
  • Solves mathematical problems and thinks critically when drawing, designing, enlarging, reducing, planning and constructing in visual arts

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Describes patterns and relationships in data collected from investigations


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CREATIVE ARTS

  • Explores patterns for creating structure, form, interest and meaning in visual arts, melodic and rhythmic ideas for singing and organising sound in music, words and movement in drama and motifs and themes of movement in dance

GEOGRAPHY

  • Identifies geographical patterns and the distribution of features of places

HISTORY

  • Sequences familiar people and events
  • Sequences significant events related to human occupation in Australia


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