Stage 2 – Year A – Unit 4

This unit introduces the big idea that fractions represent multiple ideas and can be represented in different ways.

Mathematics K–10 Syllabus © 2023 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:

  • create fractional and complementary parts of a length
  • model, label and describe fractions through fraction strips and fraction walls
  • explore equivalence and multiplicative relationships of fractions.

Syllabus focus and content group

Multiplicative relations A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-MR-01

  • Generate and describe patterns
  • Recall multiplication facts of 2 and 4, 5 and 10 and related division facts

Partitioned fractions A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-PF-01

  • Create fractional parts of a length using techniques other than repeated halving
  • Model and represent unit fractions, and their multiples, to complete a whole on a number line

Geometric measure A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-GM-02

Length: Measure and compare objects using metres, centimetres and millimetres

Geometric measure B – MAO-WM-01, MA2-GM-02

Length: Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths

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