# Multi-age K–2, mathematics, Year A – Unit 18

Develop students' knowledge, understanding and skills of data through this two-week, multi-age 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.

In this unit, 'Data is collected to solve problems. Data can be organised in different ways', students are provided opportunities to:

• arrange objects to form a data display
• organise and represent data in effective and accurate ways
• recognise and describe the element of chance in everyday events
• conduct surveys to collect data and use data to solve problems
• gather and organise data and then display it in tables and picture graphs
• interpret a data display and describe information using comparative language.

## Syllabus focus and content groups

### Early Stage 1

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

• Instantly name the number of objects within small collections
• Connect counting and numerals to quantities
• Use counting sequences of ones with two-digit numbers and beyond

Data – MAO-WM-01, MAE-DATA-01

• Respond to questions, collect information and discuss possible outcomes of activities
• Organise objects into simple data displays and interpret the displays

### Stage 1

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

Part A – Represent numbers on a line

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

Time: Name and order the cycle of months

Data – MAO-WM-01, MA1-DATA-01, MA1-DATA-02

• Part A – Ask questions and gather data
• Part B – Identify a question of interest and gather relevant data
• Part B – Create displays of data and interpret them

Chance – MAO-WM-01, MA1-CHAN-01

• Part A – Identify and describe possible outcomes
• Part B – Identify and describe activities that involve chance

## Resource

Category:

• Chance
• Data
• K-2
• Mathematics (2022)
• Representing whole numbers
• Unit