Mathematics – Stage 1 – Year B – Unit 32

This sample Stage 1 unit develops student knowledge, skills and understanding about repeating patterns, arrays and different ways to present and communicate about data.

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:

  • recognise, name, create and extend various patterns
  • identify that repeating patterns have a core that repeats over and over and over again
  • identify, describe, organise and compare a variety of arrays
  • communicate their understanding and thinking as they create and explore various patterns and arrays
  • select appropriate methods to display and interpret data.

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
  • 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
Forming groups A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-FG-01
  • Count in multiples using rhythmic and skip counting
  • Use skip counting patterns
  • Model and use equal groups of objects to represent multiplication
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-02
  • Create displays of data and interpret them

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