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

ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 4

early in STAGE 1
A student:

end of STAGE 1
A student:

UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING LENGTH CONCEPTS
  • Uses informal units to measure, compare and estimate lengths


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  • Records lengths and compares and orders shapes/objects based on length measured using informal units
  • Uses metres and centimetres to measure and estimate lengths and distances
  • Records lengths using the abbreviations m and cm


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UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING AREA CONCEPTS
  • Uses informal units to measure, estimate and record areas


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  • Compares and orders surfaces based on area measured using uniform informal units


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UNDERSTANDING MASS, VOLUME AND CAPACITY
  • Uses uniform informal units to measure, compare, estimate and record volume and capacity
  • Compares the mass of two objects by placing objects on either side of a pan balance to obtain a level balance


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  • Compares and orders objects based on capacity and volume measured using uniform informal units
  • Uses uniform informal units to measure, compare and estimate the masses of objects
  • Records masses by referring to the number and type of uniform informal unit used


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UNDERSTANDING TIME AND TIME ZONES
  • Uses a calendar to identify the date and determine the number of days in each month
  • Tells time to the half-hour
  • Names and orders months and seasons


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  • Uses a calendar to determine duration in months, weeks and days and compare the duration of events
  • Experiences activities with duration of one hour, half or quarter of an hour, one minute and a few seconds
  • Tells time to the quarter-hour, using the language of ‘past’ and ‘to’


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KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

HISTORY

  • Names and orders months and seasons Uses words related to time to sequence events
  • Uses time terminology
  • Identifies significant dates
  • Defines terms relating to time

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Records changes to environment temperatures


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LANGUAGES

  • Names and orders days and months in the target language
  • Tells time on the hour in the target language

GEOGRAPHY

  • Recognises places exist across varying scales

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Records changes using informal units example growth of plants

 

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