Information: Teachers

Counting to 1000

The NSW and Australian Curriculum outcomes are as follows:

New South Wales Syllabus Australian Curriculum
Grade Year 1 & 2 (S1) Year 2
Content Strand Number and Algebra
Sub-Strand Whole Number Number and Place Value

Content Outcome Content Description
A student applies place value, informally, to count, order, read and represent two- and three-digit number Develop confidence with number sequences to and from 100 by ones from any starting point

Skills Working Mathematically Proficiency
Communicating MA1-1WM Understanding
A student describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols includes connecting number calculations with counting sequences, partitioning and combining numbers flexibly and identifying and describing the relationship between addition and subtraction and between multiplication and division
Problem Solving MA1-2WM Fluency
A student uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems includes readily counting numbers in sequences, using informal units iteratively to compare measurements, using the language of chance to describe outcomes of familiar chance events and describing and comparing time durations
Reasoning MA1-3WM Problem Solving
A student supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained includes formulating problems from authentic situations, making models and using number sentences that represent problem situations, and matching transformations with their original shape
includes using known facts to derive strategies for unfamiliar calculations, comparing and contrasting related models of operations and creating and interpreting simple representations of data

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