Year 7, Unit 1 – making predictions

This 12-lesson unit is designed to allow students to explore the likelihood of chance events occurring, develop skills with fractions to describe and represent probabilities and make predictions about future events.

This program of learning addresses content from the focus areas of Fractions, decimals and percentages and Probability.

The Mathematics K–10 syllabus (2022) is to be taught in Years 3 to 10 from 2024.

Detailed implementation information including key features and resources is available on the Mathematics syllabus development page (NESA).


Making predictions is a 12-lesson unit for Year 7 with resources.


Making predictions (DOCX 162 KB)

Lesson 1 – alphabet soup

Alphabet soup (DOCX 485KB)

Lesson 2 – would you rather?

Would you rather? (DOCX 149 KB)

Lesson 3 – rolling to 10

Lesson 4 – sense of order

Sense of order (DOCX 564 KB)

Lesson 5 – same same, but different

Lesson 6 – to be, or not to be

Lesson 7 – rock, paper scissors

Lesson 8 – myths and misconceptions

Lesson 9 – fakes on trial

Lesson 10 – what's the chance?

What's the chance? (DOCX 841 KB)

Lesson 11 – predicting evens

Lesson 12 – alphabet soup the sequel

Alphabet soup the sequel (DOCX 859 KB)


Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Mathematics K–10 Syllabus (2022) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2024.

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