Mathematics – Early Stage 1 – Unit 20

This two-week unit develops student knowledge, understanding and skills for solving problems related to number and time concepts.

Mathematics K-2 Syllabus © 2022 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:

  • solve problems by combining, separating and forming groups
  • sequence and identify the duration of events using a range of methods
  • read hour time on analog clocks
  • explain and represent mathematical thinking in a variety of ways.

Syllabus focus and content group

Representing whole numbers – 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

Forming groups – MAO-WM-01, MAE-FG-01, MAE-FG-02

  • Investigate and form equal groups by sharing
  • Record grouping and sharing

Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-NSM-01, MAE-NSM-02

  • Time: Compare and order the duration of events using the language of time
  • Tell time on the hour on analog and digital clocks
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