Early level 1 plan (term 4)

Planning notes
This plan is a starting point for planning a mathematics and statistics teaching programme for a term. The resources listed cover about 50% of your teaching time. Further resources need to be added to meet the specific learning needs of your class, to support your local curriculum and to provide sufficient teaching for a full term.
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Level One
Statistics
Units of Work
In this unit we develop the language of probability by considering events which are likely or unlikely. We do this using the context of children's stories.
  • Use everyday language to talk about chance.
  • Classify events as certain, possible, or impossible.
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Level One
Number and Algebra
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The purpose of this unit is to develop understanding of a numeral as a symbol to represent an amount or number, and of the symbols for the operations of addition and subtraction.
  • Understand that an amount or number of items can be represented with a single unique symbol.
  • To correctly write numerals.
  • Understand that written words and oral words can also be represented with numeral symbols.
  • Recognise numbers within story contexts.
  • Understand and use the addition and...
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Level One
Geometry and Measurement
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This unit comprises 5 stations, which involve the students in developing an awareness of the attributes of length and area. The focus is on the development of appropriate measuring language for length and area.
  • Compare lengths from the same starting point.
  • Use materials to make a long or short construction.
  • Use materials to compare large and small areas.
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Geometry and Measurement
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In this unit we look at the beginning of the concept of angle. As students come to understand quarter and half turns, they also begin to see that ‘angle’ is something involving ‘an amount of turn’. These ideas are explored by using students’ bodies, toys, games and art.
  • Show a quarter turn and a half turn in a number of situations.
  • See that two quarter turns equal one half turn.
  • Recognise the ‘corner’ of a shape that is equivalent to a quarter turn.
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Level One
Number and Algebra
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This unit develops students’ understanding of, and proficiency in, counting one-to-one.
  • Understand that the number of objects in a set stays the same as changes are made to spatial layout, size, or colour.
  • Understand that the count of a collection of objects can be trusted and worked from as objects are added or taken away, or the set is rearranged into parts.
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