Mathematics – Early Stage 1 – Unit 6

This sample unit explores the big idea 'equal means equivalent'

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:

  • understand equal as equivalence through exploring mass
  • explore number relations
  • use number relations in combining and separating numbers

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
Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-NSM-01
  • Mass: Identify and compare mass using weight

Related content

Return to top of page Back to top