Mathematics – 3–6 – Multi-age – Year A – Unit 5

This unit introduces the big idea that questions can be asked and answered by interpreting data.

Mathematics K–10 Syllabus © 2023 NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales.

Students are provided with opportunities to:

  • collect and organise categorical and discrete numerical data through observations or surveys
  • represent and interpret data, with and without the use of digital technologies
  • recognise, represent, order, and partition numbers within different ranges.

Syllabus focus and content group

Representing numbers using place value A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-RN-01

Whole numbers: Read, represent and order numbers to thousands

Data A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-DATA-01, MA2-DATA-02
  • Collect discrete data
  • Organise and display data using tables and graphs
  • Interpret and compare data
Represents numbers A – MAO-WM-01, MA3-RN-01, MA3-RN-02
  • Whole numbers: Recognise, represent and order numbers in the millions
  • Decimals and percentages: Recognise that the place value system can be extended beyond hundredths
  • Decimals and percentages: Compare, order and represent decimals
Represents numbers B – MAO-WM-01, MA3-RN-01

Whole numbers: Locate and represent integers on a number line

Data A – MAO-WM-01, MA3-DATA-01, MA3-DATA-02
  • Collect categorical and discrete numerical data by observation or survey
  • Choose and use appropriate tables and graphs
  • Describe and interpret different datasets in context
Data B – MAO-WM-01, MA3-DATA-02
  • Interpret and compare a range of data displays
  • Interpret data presented in digital media and elsewhere
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