Multi-age K–2, mathematics, Year A – Unit 08

Explore the big idea that 'what needs to be measured determines the unit of measurement' in this two-week, multi-age sample unit.

Syllabus

Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from the Mathematics K–10 Syllabus (2022) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2024.

Students are provided with opportunities to:

• explore units of measurement
• describe lengths of objects
• describe fractions.

Syllabus focus area and content groups

Early Stage 1

Representing whole numbers – MAO-WM-01, MAE-RWN-01, MAE-RWN-02

Use the counting sequence of ones flexibly

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-02

• Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer
• Create half a length

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

Tell time on the hour on analog and digital clocks

Stage 1

Representing whole numbers – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02

• Part A –Use counting sequences of ones with two-digit numbers and beyond
• Part A – Represent numbers on a line

Combining and separating quantities – MAO-WM-01, MA1-CSQ-01

• Part A – Uses advanced count-by-ones strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems
• Part A – Recognise and recall number bonds up to ten

Forming groups – MAO-WM-01, MA1-FG-01

• Part A – Recognise and represent division
• Part A – Model doubling and halving with fractions

Two-dimensional spatial structure – MAO-WM-01, MA1-2DS-01

2D shapes identify and describe the orientation of shapes using quarter turns

Geometric measure – MAO-WM-01, MA1-GM-02

• Part A – Measure the lengths of objects using uniform informal units
• Part A – Compare lengths using uniform informal units
• Part B – Subdivide lengths to find halves and quarters
• Part B – Compare and order lengths, using appropriate uniform informal units

Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MA1-NSM-01, MA1-NSM-02

• Part A – Tell time to the half-hour
• Part B – Tell time to the quarter-hour using the language of ‘past’ and ‘to’
• Part B – Describe duration using units of time

Category:

• Combining and separating quantities
• Forming groups
• Geometric measure
• K-2
• Mathematics (2022)
• Representing whole numbers
• Two-dimensional spatial structure
• Unit