### FOCUS AREA 3 : Spatial visualisation, geometric reasoning and mapping A student understands and applies concepts of 2D shapes and 3D objects, angles and position

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ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 3

prior to school
A student:

EARLY STAGE 1
A student:

APPLYING CONCEPTS OF 3D OBJECTS
• Begins to develop spatial awareness

• Describes features of 3D objects using everyday language
• Sorts and manipulates 3D objects found in the environment

APPLYING CONCEPTS OF 2D SHAPES
• Identifies, names and describes circles, squares, triangles and rectangles presented in different orientations in pictures and the environment
• Sorts, manipulates, represents and draws circles, squares, triangles and rectangles

UNDERSTAND POSITION, MAPS AND GRID REFERENCES
• Gives and follows simple directions
• Describes position using everyday language
• Uses the terms ‘left’ and ‘right’ to describe position in relation to self

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

GEOGRAPHY

• Locates familiar places on a globe or map
• Describes the location and direction of places on a map or globe, e.g. near, far, above, below, beside and opposite

HISTORY

• Uses graphical representations to communicate historical information

PDHPE

• Moves in response to directions in physical activities e.g. follow the leader

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

• Explores the way an object moves Groups items based on features