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

ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 4

early in STAGE 2
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end of STAGE 2
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UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING LENGTH CONCEPTS
  • Uses metres, centimetres and millimetres to measure, compare, order, estimate and record lengths using abbreviations m, cm and mm


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  • Selects and uses instruments and units to measure, compare and record lengths to two decimal places
  • Estimates and measures perimeters of two-dimensional shapes
  • Converts between metres, centimetres and millimetres
  • Identifies, measures and records temperatures using degree Celsius


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UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING AREA CONCEPTS
  • Uses square centimetres and square metres to measure and estimate rectangular areas
  • Records lengths using the abbreviations cm2 and m2


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  • Measures and compares the areas of shapes using square centimetres and square metres


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UNDERSTANDING MASS, VOLUME AND CAPACITY
  • Uses litres and cubic centimetres to measure, compare and estimate capacities and volumes, records capacities and volumes using the abbreviations L and cm3
  • Uses kilograms to measure, compare, order and estimate masses
  • Records masses using the abbreviation kg


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  • Uses litres and millilitres to measure, compare, estimate and record capacities and volumes, using the abbreviations L and mL
  • Converts between litres and millilitres
  • Compares volumes of objects by submerging each in water
  • Uses kilograms and grams to measure, compare and record masses using the abbreviations kg and g
  • Measures, compares and records temperatures using the symbol for degrees (°)


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UNDERSTANDING TIME AND TIME ZONES
  • Reads and records time to the minute, using digital notation and the terms ‘past’ and ‘to’


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  • Converts between seconds, minutes, hours and days
  • Uses and interprets am and pm
  • Reads and interprets simple timetables, timelines and calendars


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KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

LANGUAGES

  • Tells time to the minute using the terms ‘past’ and ‘to’ in the target language
  • Understands half and quarter hours in the target language

GEOGRAPHY

  • Identifies hot temperature and polar zones of the world

PDHPE

  • Measures and records time in athletic, balance, circuit and partner activities
  • Measures distance and length of throw in athletics, field or dimensions for courts and playing fields

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Measures time Records lengths of shadows

 

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LANGUAGES

  • Reads a calendar and recognises special events in the target language
  • Applies knowledge of numbers, including ordinal numbers, to express dates and birthdays

GEOGRAPHY

  • Conducts fieldwork including observing, measuring, collecting and recording data Using measuring devices as fieldwork instruments

HISTORY

  • Sequences people and events in time Represents time by creating timelines


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