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 3
A student:

end of STAGE 3
A student:

PATTERNING GENERALISATIONS ALGEBRAIC REASONING
  • Identifies, continues creates and describes increasing and decreasing number patterns with fractions, decimals and whole numbers
  • Finds missing numbers in number sentences involving multiplication or division on one or both sides of the equals sign


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  • Describes a rule and creates number patterns involving fractions, decimals and integers
  • Identifies and continues a pattern or sequence


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KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

CREATIVE ARTS

  • Investigates patterns within classical architecture and works of artists, e.g. golden mean and Leonado Da Vinci

GEOGRAPHY

  • Compares spatial distributions and patterns in geographical phenomena


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CREATIVE ARTS

  • Uses patterns e.g. Fibonacci sequence in nature as a stimuli for drawing and painting in visual arts or organising sound in music or play building in drama or composing in dance

HISTORY

  • Sequences events and people in chronological order
  • Compares and classifies information from a range of sources


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