Mathematics – Multi-age – Year A – Unit 6

This sample multi–age unit explores the big idea 'equal means equivalent'.

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Students are provided with opportunities to:

  • use balance to explore equivalence
  • combine numbers that bond to form 20
  • identify the equal sign and its purpose
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
Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-NSM-01, MAE-NSM-02
  • Mass: Identify and compare mass using weight
Representing whole numbers – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02
  • Use counting sequences of ones with two-digit numbers and beyond
  • Part A: Represent numbers on a line
  • Part A: Represent the structure of groups of ten in whole numbers
Combining and separating quantities – MAO-WM-01, MA1-CSQ-01, MA1-CSQ-02
  • Use advanced count-by-one strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Recognise and recall number bonds up to ten
  • Part A: Use flexible strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Part A: Represent equality
  • Part B: Represent and reason about additive relations
  • Part B: Use knowledge of equality to solve related problems
Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MA1-NSM-01, MA1-NSM-02
  • Part A: Mass: Investigate mass using an equal-arm balance

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