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ELEMENT
ELABORATION
GENERAL CAPABILITIES
CROSS-CURRICULA PRIORITIES
Number and Algebra
Number and place value (F-8)
Investigate and use the properties of odd and even numbers (ACMNA071)
  • using the four operations with pairs of odd or even numbers or one odd and one even number, then using the relationships established to check the accuracy of calculations
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Number and place value (F-8)
Recognise, represent and order numbers to at least tens of thousands (ACMNA072)
  • reproducing five-digit numbers in words using their numerical representations, and vice versa
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Number and place value (F-8)
Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least tens of thousands to assist calculations and solve problems (ACMNA073)
  • recognising and demonstrating that the place-value pattern is built on the operations of multiplication or division of tens
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Number and place value (F-8)
Investigate number sequences involving multiples of 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9 (ACMNA074)
  • recognising that number sequences can be extended indefinitely, and determining any patterns in the sequences
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Number and place value (F-8)
Recall multiplication facts up to 10 × 10 and related division facts (ACMNA075)
  • using known multiplication facts to calculate related division facts
Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Number and place value (F-8)
Develop efficient mental and written strategies and use appropriate digital technologies for multiplication and for division where there is no remainder (ACMNA076)
  • using known facts and strategies, such as commutativity, doubling and halving for multiplication, and connecting division to multiplication when there is no remainder
Critical and creative thinking , ICT, Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Fractions and Decimals (1-6)
Investigate equivalent fractions used in contexts (ACMNA077)
  • exploring the relationship between families of fractions (halves, quarters and eighths or thirds and sixths) by folding a series of paper strips to construct a fraction wall
Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Fractions and Decimals (1-6)
Count by quarters halves and thirds, including with mixed numerals. Locate and represent these fractions on a number line (ACMNA078)
  • converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa
  • investigating the use of fractions and sharing as a way of managing Country: for example taking no more than half the eggs from a nest to protect future bird populations
Literacy , Numeracy
Aboriginal Torres Straight Is history and culture, Sustainability
Number and Algebra
Fractions and Decimals (1-6)
Recognise that the place value system can be extended to tenths and hundredths. Make connections between fractions and decimal notation (ACMNA079)
  • using division by 10 to extend the place-value system
  • using knowledge of fractions to establish equivalences between fractions and decimal notation
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Money and financial Maths (1-10)
Solve problems involving purchases and the calculation of change to the nearest five cents with and without digital technologies (ACMNA080)
  • recognising that not all countries use dollars and cents, eg India uses rupees.
  • Carrying out calculations in another currency as well as in dollars and cents, and identifying both as decimal systems
Critical and creative thinking , ICT, Literacy , Numeracy
Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia
Number and Algebra
Patterns and algebra (F-10)
Explore and describe number patterns resulting from performing multiplication (ACMNA081)
  • identifying examples of number patterns in everyday life
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Patterns and algebra (F-10)
Solve word problems by using number sentences involving multiplication or division where there is no remainder (ACMNA082)
  • representing a word problem as a number sentence
  • writing a word problem using a given number sentence
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Number and Algebra
Patterns and algebra (F-10)
Use equivalent number sentences involving addition and subtraction to find unknown quantities (ACMNA083)
  • reading and interpreting the graduated scales on a range of measuring instruments to the nearest graduation
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Measurement and Geometry
Using units of measurement (F-10)
Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures (ACMMG084)
  • reading and interpreting the graduated scales on a range of measuring instruments to the nearest graduation
Literacy , Numeracy

Measurement and Geometry
Using units of measurement (F-10)
Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume (ACMMG290)
  • comparing areas using grid paper
  • comparing volume using centicubes


Measurement and Geometry
Using units of measurement (F-10)
Convert between units of time (ACMMG085)
  • identifying and using the correct operation for converting units of time
Numeracy

Measurement and Geometry
Using units of measurement (F-10)
Use am and pm notation and solve simple time problems (ACMMG086)
  • calculating the time spent at school during a normal school day
  • calculating the time required to travel between two locations
  • determining arrival time given departure time
Literacy , Numeracy

Measurement and Geometry
Shape (F-7)
Compare the areas of regular and irregular shapes by informal means (ACMMG087)
  • comparing areas using metric units, such as counting the number of square centimetres required to cover two areas by overlaying the areas with a grid of centimetre squares
Literacy , Numeracy

Measurement and Geometry
Shape (F-7)
Compare and describe two dimensional shapes that result from combining and splitting common shapes, with and without the use of digital technologies (ACMMG088)
  • identifying common two-dimensional shapes that are part of a composite shape by re-creating it from these shapes
  • creating a two-dimensional shapes from verbal or written instructions
Critical and creative thinking , ICT, Literacy , Numeracy

Measurement and Geometry
Location and transformation (F-7)
Use simple scales, legends and directions to interpret information contained in basic maps (ACMMG090)
  • identifying the scale used on maps of cities and rural areas in Australia and a city in Indonesia and describing the difference
  • using directions to find features on a map
Literacy , Numeracy
Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia
Measurement and Geometry
Location and transformation (F-7)
Create symmetrical patterns, pictures and shapes with and without digital technologies (ACMMG091)
  • using stimulus materials such as the motifs in Central Asian textiles, Tibetan artefacts, Indian lotus designs and symmetry in Yolngu or Central and Western Desert art
Critical and creative thinking , ICT, Numeracy
Aboriginal Torres Straight Is history and culture, Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia
Measurement and Geometry
Geometric reasoning (3-10)
Compare angles and classify them as equal to, greater than or less than a right angle (ACMMG089)
  • creating angles and comparing them to a right angle using digital technologies
Literacy , Numeracy

Statistics and Probability
Chance (1-10)
Describe possible everyday events and order their chances of occurring (ACMSP092)
  • using lists of events familiar to students and ordering them from ‘least likely’ to ‘most likely’ to occur
Literacy , Numeracy

Statistics and Probability
Chance (1-10)
Identify everyday events where one cannot happen if the other happens (ACMSP093)
  • using examples such as weather, which cannot be dry and wet at the same time
Literacy , Numeracy

Statistics and Probability
Chance (1-10)
Identify events where the chance of one will not be affected by the occurrence of the other (ACMSP094)
  • explaining why the probability of a new baby being either a boy or a girl does not depend on the sex of the previous baby
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Statistics and Probability
Data representation / interpretation (F-10)
Select and trial methods for data collection, including survey questions and recording sheets (ACMSP095)
  • comparing the effectiveness of different methods of collecting data
  • choosing the most effective way to collect data for a given investigation
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy , Numeracy

Statistics and Probability
Data representation / interpretation (F-10)
Construct suitable data displays, with and without the use of digital technologies, from given or collected data. Include tables, column graphs and picture graphs where one picture can represent many data values (ACMSP096)
  • exploring ways of presenting data and showing the results of investigations
  • investigating data displays using many-to-one correspondence
Critical and creative thinking , ICT, Literacy , Numeracy

Statistics and Probability
Data representation / interpretation (F-10)
Evaluate the effectiveness of different displays in illustrating data features including variability (ACMSP097)
  • interpreting data representations in the media and other forums in which symbols represent more than one data value
  • suggesting questions that can be answered by a given data display and using the display to answer questions
Literacy , Numeracy