Mathematics – Multi-age – Year B – Unit 18

This two-week unit develops student understanding of data and chance, and their interconnectedness.

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 opportunities to:

  • investigate topics of interest by choosing suitable questions to collect, display and interpret relevant data
  • identify misleading data (Stage 1 students)
  • learn the names and order of days of the week (Early Stage 1 students)
  • learn the order of seasons and months of the year and how to use a Gregorian calendar (Stage 1 students)
  • use data with language to reason about possible outcomes in familiar activities (Stage 1 students)

Syllabus focus and content group

Representing whole numbers – MAO-WM-01, MAE-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-01, MAE-RWN-02, MA1-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
Non-spatial measure – MAO-WM-01, MAE-NSM-01, MA1-NSM-01, MAE-NSM-02, MA1-NSM-02
  • Time: Connect days of the week to familiar events and actions
Data – MAO-WM-01, MAE-DATA-01, MA1-DATA-01, MA1-DATA-02
  • Respond to questions, collect information and discuss possible outcomes of activities
  • Organise objects into simple data displays and interpret the displays
Representing whole numbers A
  • Continue and create number patterns
Representing whole numbers B
  • Form, regroup and rename three-digit numbers
Non-spatial measure A
  • Time: Name and order the cycle of months
Data A
  • Ask questions and gather data
  • Represent data with objects and drawings and describe the displays
Data B
  • Create displays of data and interpret them
Chance A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-CHAN-01
  • Identify and describe possible outcomes
  • Identify and describe activities that involve chance
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