Mathematics – Stage 1 – Year A – Unit 10

This sample Stage 1 unit explores the big idea behind position and chance.

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 with opportunities to:

  • describes and compare the position of objects using positional language
  • give and follow directions
  • describe and identify the position of numbers
  • recognise and describe the element of chance in events and games

Syllabus focus and content group

Representing whole numbers A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02
  • Use counting sequences of ones with two-digit numbers and beyond
  • Represent the structure of groups of ten in whole numbers
Representing whole numbers B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02
  • Use counting sequences of ones and tens flexibly
Combining and separating quantities A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-CSQ-01
  • Recognise and recall number bonds up to ten
  • Use flexible strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems
Combining and separating quantities B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-CSQ-01
  • Represent and reason about additive relations
  • Use knowledge of equality to solve related problems
Forming groups B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-FG-01
  • Represent and explain multiplication as the combining of equal groups
Geometric measure A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-GM-01, MA1-GM-02
  • Position: Follow directions to familiar locations
  • Length: Measure the lengths of objects using uniform informal units
Geometric measure B– MAO-WM-01, MA1-GM-01
  • Position: Explore simple maps of familiar locations
Chance A– MAO-WM-01, MA1-CHAN-01
  • Identify and describe possible outcomes
Chance B– MAO-WM-01, MA1-CHAN-01
  • Identify and describe activities that involve chance

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