Mathematics – Early Stage 1 – Unit 14

This two-week unit develops student knowledge, understanding and skills of making and using equal groups.

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 opportunities to:

  • measure length by direct and indirect comparison
  • identify and compare area and mass
  • compare internal volume by filling and packing.

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
Geometric measure– MAO-WM-01, MAE-GM-01, MAE-GM-02, MAE-GM-03
  • Length: Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer
Two-dimensional spatial structure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-2DS-01, MAE-2DS-02
  • Identify and compare area
Three-dimensional spatial structure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-3DS-01, MAE-3DS-02
  • Volume: Compare internal volume by filling and packing
  • Volume: Compare volume by building
Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-NSM-01, MAE-NSM-02
  • Mass: Identify and compare mass using weight

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