# 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

### Early Stage 1

##### 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

### Stage 1

##### 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