# Mathematics – Stage 1 – Year A – Unit 12

This sample Stage 1 unit develops student knowledge, understanding, and skills in patterning.

Mathematics K-2 Syllabus © 2021NSW 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:

• understand that patterns repeat, and this repetition is referred to as the repeating core
• understand that some patterns can increase (grow) or decrease (shrink) by the same amount in each subsequent term
• develop an understanding of patterns in the place value system.

## Syllabus focus and content group

### Stage 1

##### Representing whole numbers A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02
• Use counting sequences of ones with two-digit numbers and beyond
• Continue and create number patterns
• 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
• Form, regroup and rename three-digit numbers
##### 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

##### Forming groups A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-FG-01
• Count in multiples using rhythmic and skip counting
• Use skip counting patterns
##### Forming groups B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-FG-01
• Represent and explain multiplication as the combining of equal groups
##### Data A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-DATA-01, MA1-DATA-02
• Ask questions and gather data
• Represent data with objects and drawings and describe the displays
##### Data B– MAO-WM-01, MA1-DATA-01, MA1-DATA-02
• Identify a question of interest and gather relevant data
• Create displays of data and interpret them