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

ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 4

early in STAGE 4
A student:

end of STAGE 4
A student:

UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING LENGTH CONCEPTS
  • Calculates perimeters and area of circles
  • Finds arc lengths and perimeters of quadrants, semi-circles and sectors
  • Solves problems involving perimeter and circumference


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  • Interprets and comprehends complex problems involving composite perimeters

 

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UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING AREA CONCEPTS
  • Converts between metric units of area
  • Establishes and uses formulas to find the areas of triangles, special quadrilaterals and circles
  • Solves problems involving area and area grid reference


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  • Interprets and comprehends complex problems involving composite areas

 

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UNDERSTANDING MASS, VOLUME AND CAPACITY
  • Converts between metric units of volume and capacity


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  • Establishes and uses formulas to find volumes of right prisms and cylinders
  • Solves problems involving volume and capacity

 

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UNDERSTANDING TIME AND TIME ZONES
  • Solves problems involving international time zones


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KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

CREATIVE ARTS

  • Makes art works in at least two of the broad areas 2D, 3D or 4D forms
  • Understands 3D forms in a 2D medium

ENGLISH

  • Uses tense and other grammatical structures to represent time

GEOGRAPHY

  • Uses area grid reference
  • Describes features and characteristics of places across a range of scales

HISTORY

  • Studies trade route distances

LANGUAGES

  • Understands and interprets 24 hour time in another language
  • Understands the concepts of hemispheres and time differences/zones

TAS

  • Measures both liquid and dry ingredients
  • Learns the function, selection and correct use of a range of contemporary tools for cutting, marking out and measuring
  • Measures lengths using rulers, tape measures and other devices


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LANGUAGES

  • Applies knowledge of international time zones to solve problems in English or the target language
  • Understands and interprets information in timetables in the target language
  • Creates a school timetable in the target language

CREATIVE ARTS

  • Uses knowledge and skills of measurement in creating and designing artworks 4D time-based installation works, performance works, digital animation, photography and film making

ENGLISH

  • Identifies and describes the imagery of time and its meanings in a range of texts

HISTORY

  • Looks at years and dates chronologically
  • Constructs timelines at a variety of scales to represent historical events
  • Uses BC/AD, BCE/CE Names ‘centuries’ and ‘decades’, including BCE MUSIC
  • Uses duration of time, length of sounds, beat, rhythm, metre, tempo, pitch and pulse rates when composing and performing

PDHPE

  • Explores the concept of ‘best time’, including improving times

SCIENCE

  • Identifies the appropriate units to be used in collecting data

TAS

  • Finds volume and area in the context of project work

 

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