Information: Teachers

Counting to 30

The NSW and Australian Curriculum outcomes are as follows:

New South Wales Syllabus Australian Curriculum
Grade Kindergarten (ES1) Preparatory (Foundation)
Content Strand Number and Algebra
Sub-Strand Whole Number Number and Place Value

Content Outcome Content Description
A student counts to 30, and orders, reads and represents numbers in the range 0 to 20 Establish understanding of the language and processes of counting by naming numbers in sequences, initially to and from 20, moving from any starting point

Skills Working Mathematically Proficiency
Communicating MAe-1WM Understanding
A student describes mathematical situations using everyday language, actions, materials and informal recordings includes connecting names, numerals and quantities
Problem Solving MAe-2WM Fluency
A student uses objects, actions, technology and/or trial and error to explore mathematical problems includes readily counting numbers in sequences, continuing patterns and comparing the lengths of objects
Reasoning MAe-3WM Problem Solving
A student uses concrete materials and/or pictorial representations to support conclusions includes using materials to model authentic problems, sorting objects, using familiar counting sequences to solve unfamiliar problems and discussing the reasonableness of the answer
includes explaining comparisons of quantities, creating patterns and explaining processes for indirect comparison of length

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