# Mathematics – Early Stage 1 – Unit 10

This sample unit explores the big idea that sometimes things move and change location.

Mathematics K-2 Syllabus © 2021 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:

• represent numbers in a variety of ways
• reason about the way numbers can be combined and separated
• share objects equally and put shared objects back together to form one collection
• use positional language both in a physical world context and in more abstract contexts

## Syllabus focus and content group

### Early Stage 1

##### 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
##### Forming groups – MAO-WM-01, MAE-FG-02
• Record grouping and sharing
##### Geometric measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-GM-01, MAE-GM-02
• Position: Describe position and movement of oneself
• Length: Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer