FOCUS AREA 4: Measurement and time calculations
A student applies measurement strategies and understands time

ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 4

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A student:

EARLY STAGE 1
A student:

UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING LENGTH CONCEPTS
  • Demonstrates an increasing understanding of measurement using vocabulary to describe size, length, volume, capacity


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  • Identifies ‘length’ as a measure of an object from end to end
  • Describes length and distance using everyday comparative language
  • Compares and records lengths using direct comparison

 

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UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING AREA CONCEPTS
  • Identifies ‘area’ as a measure of the amount of surface
  • Compares and records areas using direct comparison

 

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UNDERSTANDING MASS, VOLUME AND CAPACITY
  • Identifies ‘capacity’ as a measure of the amount of substance a container can hold and ‘volume’ as a measure of the amount of space an object occupies
  • Describes capacity and volume using everyday language, including comparatives
  • Compares and records volumes and capacities using direct comparison
  • Identifies ‘mass’ as a measure of the amount of matter in an object
  • Describes mass using everyday language, including comparatives
  • Compares masses by hefting Records comparisons of mass

 

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UNDERSTANDING TIME AND TIME ZONES
  • Compares and orders the duration of events using everyday language
  • Sequences events in time
  • Connects days of the week to familiar events and actions
  • Tells time on the hour on digital and analogue clocks

 

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KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

LANGUAGES

  • Understands that the day is comprised of parts, e.g. morning, afternoon, evening and night, and that greetings in the target language may change according to the time of day

HISTORY

  • Uses language associated with time and change

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Describes seasonal changes in the natural environment

 

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