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

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

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