### 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 3
A student:

end of STAGE 3
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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

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

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

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