Early level 4 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 Four
Geometry and Measurement
Units of Work
This unit develops students’ ability to represent three dimensional objects using two dimensional representations.
  • Use plans from different viewpoints to represent 3D objects.
  • Draw isometric drawings of 3D objects.
  • Create nets for polyhedra.
  • Interpret the above representations to create a model of the 3D object.
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Level Four
Number and Algebra
Units of Work
The unit involves students in solving problems that can be modelled with algebraic equations or expressions. Students are required to describe patterns and relationships using letters to represent variables.
  • Predict further members in patterns of equations using relationships within the equations.
  • Develop function rules to describe relationships.
  • Find specific values for variables from given relationships.
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Level Four
Number and Algebra
Units of Work
In this unit students use a length model to partition units of one into smaller equal parts, to create unit fractions. Students form non-unit fractions (e.g. 3/4 and 7/8) and develop strategies to find different names for the same fraction (equivalent fractions). Fractions are added and compared to...
  • Find equivalent fractions.
  • Compare the size of fractions to order them.
  • Find the difference between two fractions by subtraction.
  • Add fractions.
  • Find a fraction of a whole number amount.
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Level Four
Geometry and Measurement
Units of Work
In this unit we focus on selecting appropriate units for measurement in practical situations. Students are required to justify the instrument they have used in relation to the degree of accuracy required in their measurements.
  • Recognise that objects have many measurable attributes.
  • Identify and accurately measure attributes of common objects.
  • Make decisions based on measurements.
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Level Four
Geometry and Measurement
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This unit comprises six problems for students to apply and interpret measurement of mass. Students are also introduced to the concepts of net and gross mass.

  • Select the appropriate standard unit of measurement for a specific application.
  • Measure masses with appropriate measuring devices.
  • Measure net and gross mass.
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Level Four
Geometry and Measurement
Units of Work
This unit uses explores the mathematics of maps, including scale, coordinates and bearings.
  • Draw a scale map of the classroom
  • Find the location of an object using Cartesian coordinates or bearings
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