Mathematics – Stage 1 – Year B – Unit 35

This two-week sample Stage 1 unit develops student knowledge and skills in understanding that a fraction can mean half a collection or half a measure.

Mathematics K-2 Syllabus © 2022 NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales.

Students are provided opportunities to:

  • engage in meaningful activities using repeated halving to explore halves, quarters and eighths
  • create and explore collections of objects that have or have not been divided into halves, quarters and eighths
  • investigate division through sharing and grouping a collection, including leftovers.

Syllabus focus and content group

Representing whole numbers A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-RWN-01, MA1-RWN-02
  • Represent numbers on a line
  • 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
  • Recognise and represent division
Forming groups B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-FG-01
  • Model doubling and halving with fractions
Geometric measure A – MAO-WM-01, MA1-GM-03
  • Length: Subdivide lengths to find halves and quarters
Geometric measure B – MAO-WM-01, MA1-GM-03
  • Length: Repeatedly halve lengths to form eighths

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