# Early Stage 1, mathematics – Unit 06

Explore the big idea that 'equal means equivalent' in this two-week sample unit.

## Syllabus

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.

In this unit – 'Equal means equivalent', students are provided with opportunities to:

• understand equal as equivalence through exploring mass
• explore number relations
• use number relations in combining and separating numbers.

### Syllabus focus and content groups

Representing whole number – MAO-WM-01, MAE-RWN-01, MAE-RWN-02

• Instantly name the number of objects within small collections
• Recognise number patterns
• Use the counting sequence of ones flexibly
• Connect counting and numerals to quantities

Combining and separating quantities – MAO-WM-01, MAE-CSQ-01, MAE-CSQ-02

• Model additive relations and compare quantities
• Identify part-whole relationships in numbers up to 10

Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-NSM-01

Mass: Identify and compare mass using weight

## Resource

Category:

• Combining and separating quantities
• Early Stage 1
• Mathematics (2022)
• Non-spatial measure
• Representing whole numbers
• Unit

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