Mathematics – Stage 1 – Year B – Unit 28

This sample Stage 1 unit continues to explore the big idea 'what needs to be measured determines the unit of measurement'.

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Students are provided with opportunities to:

  • explore units of measurement
  • describe lengths of objects
  • describe fractions

Syllabus focus and content group

Representing whole numbers A and B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02
  • Continue and create number patterns
  • Represent numbers on a line
  • Represent the structure of groups of ten in whole numbers
  • Use counting sequences of ones and tens flexibly
  • Form, regroup and rename three-digit numbers
Combining and separating quantities – 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
Forming groups A and B– MAO-WM-01, MA1-FG-01
  • Count in multiples using rhythmic and skip counting
  • Recognise and represent division
  • Represent and explain multiplication as the combining of equal groups
  • Model doubling and halving with fractions
Geometric Measure A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-GM-01, MA1-GM-02, , MA1-GM-03
  • Length: Measure the lengths of objects using appropriate uniform informal units
  • Length: Subdivides the lengths to find halves and quarters
  • Length: Compare and order lengths using uniform informal units
Two-dimensional spatial strucutre A and B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-2DS-01, MA1-2DS-02
  • Area: Measure areas using uniform informal units
  • 2D shapes: Identify and describe the orientation of shapes using quarter turns
  • Area: Compare rectangular areas using uniform square units of an appropriate size in rows and columns
Three-dimensional spatial strucutre A and B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-3DS-01, MA1-3DS-02
  • Volume: Measure and compare the internal volumes (capacities) of containers by filling
  • Volume: Measure the internal volume (capacity) of containers by packing
  • Volume: Construct volume using cubes
  • Volume: Compare containers based on internal volume (capacity) by filling and packing
  • Volume: Compare volumes by using uniform informal units
Non-spatial measure A and B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-NSM-01, MA1-NSM-02
  • Time: Tell time to the half-hour
  • Time: Describe duration using units of time
  • Time: Tell time to the quarter hour using the language of ‘past’ and ‘to’

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