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

end of STAGE 1

  • Uses the terms ‘flat surface’, ‘curved surface’, ‘face’, ‘edge’ and ‘vertex’ appropriately to describe 3D objects
  • Recognises faces of 3D objects as 2D shapes
  • Distinguishes between and represents 3D objects and 2D shapes in models and drawings


add to list
  • Makes and draws 2D shapes in different orientations
  • Identifies, performs and records the result of one step ‘slides’ and ‘flips’
  • Creates symmetrical designs with a variety of materials
  • Identifies, performs, describes and records the result of full, half and quarter ‘turns’


add to list
  • Interprets simple maps of familiar locations
  • Represents the position of objects in models, photographs and drawings


add to list


  • Gives and follows simple directions in the target language, e.g. left, right, straight ahead
  • Interprets and labels a town plan in the target language


  • Uses and constructs a labelled map
  • Describes the scale (size) of places and compares personal, local, regional and national scales


  • Identifies safe road crossing procedures through identifying objects and positions in photos or maps


add to list