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Numeracy

Term 4
Strand Maths: Measurement (Weeks 1-4) Statistics (Weeks 5 - 9)

This term we will be focusing on Stand Mathematics with a split focus of Measurement and Statistics. Students will be taught by all four teacher who will specialise in one area of measurement and statistics.

Measurement Learning Pathways:

Level 2
Create and use appropriate units and devices to measure
Create and use simple maps to show position and direction.
Describe different views and pathways from locations on a map
Predict and communicate the results of translations, reflections, and rotations on plane shapes.

Level 3
Use linear scales and whole numbers of metric units for length, area, volume and capacity, weight (mass), angle, temperature, and time.
Use a co-ordinate system or the language of direction and distance to specify locations and describe paths.
Describe the transformations (reflection, rotation, translation, or enlargement) that have mapped one object onto another.

Level 4
Use appropriate scales, devices, and metric units for length, area, volume and capacity, weight (mass), temperature, angle, and time.
Convert between metric units, using whole numbers and commonly used decimal
Communicate and interpret locations and directions, using compass directions, distances, and grid references

Term 3
Numeracy: Basic Facts and Proportions/Ratios


In Korimako we will be having a big push on the basic facts - using the brick wall to set targets again for students.  In the Fractions/Decimals/Percentages the students will be working with numbers between 1 and 0.  The students will link visual pictures with the corresponding numbers.

Roberland Group:
Students will be working with Miss Roberts to improve their basic facts and number knowledge. They will also be working with Mr Sutherland to develop their proportions and ration (fractions) knowledge.

Additionally students will be working on Maths Buddy.

Term 2 
Numeracy: Multiplication/Division and Measurement 

Students will be learning a number of strategies to use when needing to multiply and divide numbers.
Their learning pathways may include:
- Know a range of multiplication and division strategies
- Solve word problems effectively by picking out what we need in order to solve it
- Use basic fact knowledge to help solve the problems
- Identifying features of 2D and 3D shapes

Book Numeracy Group (Combination of Mr Cook & Miss Burtenshaw)
This term we will be teaching a variety of multiplication and division strategies. These will include - Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000 including decimals - Tidy Numbers - Place Value - Double and Half - Standard Written Form (SWF) - Divisibility Rules
The students completed a test and have been given their Next Step Learning. They are to opt into the workshops being run by the teachers and complete a weekly timetable of what they have done over the course of the week. We are very excited about running this numeracy as the students have been given the opportunity to be self managed and in charge of their own learning. The teachers will help any student that needs guidance around how to manage their learning time wisely.

Roberland Numeracy Group (Combination of Miss Roberts and Mr Sutherland)
The focus for this term is to develop our Multiplication and Division skills. Students will be working on:
- using their family of facts
- skip counting
- using known facts

An example of these strategies would be:
Billy earns $6 per day he works. If he worked everyday of a week, how much would he earn that week?
Equation: 6 x 7
- using their family of facts I know that the answer is 42 because 42 ÷ 6 = 7, 42 ÷ 7 = 6 and 7 x 6 = 42
- skip counting I know that the answer is 42 because I skip counted 7, 14, 21, 28, 35 then 42.
- using known facts I know the answer is 42 because 5 x 7 = 35, so all I need to do is add one more group of 7 to make 42

 Term 1 
Numeracy: Addition/Subtraction and Basic Facts 

Students will be developing their speed of recall of basic facts and their addition and subtraction strategies. Their learning pathways may include:
- Complete as many bricks as possible
- Basic facts up to 20 Solve 2 or 3 digit problems
- Using decimals in order to solve problems

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