Mathematics – Stage 1 – Year B – Unit 26

This sample Stage 1 unit continues to explore the big idea 'equal means equivalent'.

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Students are provided with opportunities to:

  • use balance to explore equivalence
  • combine and separate quantities

Syllabus focus and content group

Representing whole numbers A and B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02
  • Use counting sequences of ones with two-digit numbers and beyond
  • Represent numbers on a line
  • Use counting sequence of ones and tens flexibly
Combining and separating quantities A and B– MAO-WM-01, MA1-CSQ-01
  • Use advanced count-by-one strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Recognise and recall number bonds up to ten
  • Use flexible strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Represent equality
  • Represent and reason about additive relations
  • Use knowledge of equality to solve related problems
Non-spatial measure A and B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-NSM-01, MA1-NSM-02
  • Mass: Investigate mass using an equal-arm balance
  • Mass: Compare the masses of objects using an equal-arm balance

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