Mathematics – Early Stage 1 – Unit 11

This two-week unit develops student knowledge and understanding that skills of collections of 10 are really useful.

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
  • use positional language both in a physical world context and in more abstract contexts
  • compare the weight of different materials by hefting
  • understand time in everyday contexts and tell time on analog and digital clocks
  • explain their thinking so it makes sense to others.

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
  • Use the counting sequence of ones flexibly
  • Recognise number patterns
  • 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
Geometric measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-GM-01
  • Position: Describe position and movement of oneself
Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-NSM-01, MAE-NSM-02
  • Mass: Identify and compare mass using weight
  • Time: Compare and order the duration of events using the language of time
  • Time: Tell time on the hour on analog and digital clocks

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