Mathematics / Year 1 / Number and Algebra / Number and place value

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop confidence with number sequences to and from 100 by ones from any starting point. Skip count by twos, fives and tens starting from zero (ACMNA012)

Elaborations
  • using the popular Korean counting game (sam-yuk-gu) for skip counting
  • developing fluency with forwards and backwards counting in meaningful contexts such as circle games
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Skip counting,  Positive integers

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Number trains

Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. The numbers are represented in a range of formats such as words, numerals, dice dots or counting frames. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Begin with numbers up to ten. Move on to work with larger numbers such as 40 and 50. Practise ...

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Sites2See – number for primary

Selected links to a range of interactive online resources for the study of number in Foundation to Year 6 Mathematics.

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Number trains: skip counting

Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 1–120. Practise 'skip counting' by twos, fives and tens. For example, 'skip count' by five to arrange four carriages into the order 12, 17, 22, 27. This learning object ...

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Number trains: patterns: assessment

Test your understanding of numbers and order them to create patterns. Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides to form patterns. For example, count in fives to arrange four carriages into the sequence 12, 17, 22, 27. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in ...

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Number trains: numbers 30–50

Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. The numbers are represented in a range of formats such as words, numerals, base-10 blocks or counting frames. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 30–50. This learning object is the third in a series ...

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reSolve: Authentic Problems: Grandma's Soup

This sequence of four lessons focuses on counting large collections of objects and developing efficient counting strategies. Students explore the ambiguous nature of a 'handful' and investigate how different sized hands and different grabbing techniques will result in different quantities of macaroni. Each lesson is outlined ...

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Number trains: counting on: assessment

Test your understanding of whole numbers in a variety of representations (number words, numerals, dice dots, ten-frames). Arrange train carriages in sequence according to numbers represented on their sides. For example, arrange four carriages into the sequence 8, 9, 10, 11. Identify the numbers that come before and after ...

Teacher resource

Counting games - years 1 and 2

This is a teacher resource that includes a set of student activities including counting games, focusing on numbers to 100, accompanied by copy masters and a detailed teacher guide for each activity. The games include the Korean number counting game sam yew gew - referred to as 'sam-yuk-gu' in the Australian Curriculum. ...

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Musical number patterns: musical counter

Make some music by building up rhythms from four instruments. Follow a counting rule that gives a starting point on a number line and the number of beats to skip. Add a whole number several times on the number line to make a pattern. For example, set up a sound pattern where a drum waits on the first note, and then plays ...

Teacher resource

Number trains: counting on: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Number trains: counting on: assessment' (L8276). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the interpretation of student input related to counting forwards and backwards from a given number. Included are information ...

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MoneySmart: Bertie's socks

This is a year 1 mathematics unit of work about shopping. The unit is intended to take about 10.5 hours of teaching and learning time. It consists of 11 student activities supported by teacher notes on curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Student activities include responding to a story about shopping, working with Australian ...

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Ten tiny turtles

Sing along and have fun counting to ten. See what items the tiny turtles buy from the grocery men. Look at the different ways to arrange ten items.

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Numbers and counting - Foundation

This is a teacher resource that includes a set of student activities focusing on the numbers to 20, accompanied by copy masters and a detailed teacher guide for each activity. The activities cover the sequence of numbers, number names, 1:1 correspondence and recording and representing numbers, and make a connection to Asian ...

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reSolve: Skip Counting: How Many Birds?

This lesson explores counting large groups and building skip counting strategies. Students use their own strategies to work out how many birds are in a picture. They are then encouraged to consider efficient counting strategies and to recount the collection by grouping birds and using skip counting strategies. The lesson ...

Interactive resource

Scale matters: ones

Explore the use of scale on a number line. Select a ruler displaying a helpful scale such as ones. Look at a pair of numbers such as 28 and 32 marked on a number line. Identify the number corresponding to another point. Or locate another point on the number line to complete a series of three numbers. Apply a marked scale ...

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Scale matters: tens

Explore the use of scale on a number line. Select a ruler displaying a helpful scale such as tens. Look at a pair of numbers such as 90 and 120 marked on a number line. Identify the number corresponding to another point. Or locate another point on the number line to complete a series of three numbers. Apply a marked scale ...

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Number trains: numbers 90–120

Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 90–120. For example, arrange four carriages into the order 98, 99, 100, 101. This learning object is the fourth in a series of five objects that progressively increase ...

Interactive resource

Scale matters: simple units

Explore the use of scale on a number line. Select a ruler displaying a helpful scale such as ones, tens or hundreds. Look at a pair of numbers such as 900 and 1200 marked on a number line. Identify the number corresponding to another point. Or locate another point on the number line to complete a series of three numbers. ...

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Exploring addition and subtraction

This collection contains 12 digital curriculum resources from the 'Counting beetles' and 'Number trains' series. The collection includes two categories of counting strategies: counting on and back, to give students practice in counting on or back from any number up to 120; and counting using number representations. A third ...

Teacher resource

Mental computation: basic facts - multiplication and division

This is a teacher resource that is part of a wider series; it develops a structured strategies-based approach to mental computation of single-digit multiplication and related division facts at lower primary level. It provides 22 engaging classroom activities that will stimulate students to use appropriate mental-computation ...

Teacher resource

Exploring number sequences - teacher resource

This resource is a professional learning package designed for pre-service teachers. It demonstrates and investigates the interrelated content, pedagogy and technology knowledge used in a series of mathematics lessons that focus on exploring number sequences and skip counting. The resource provides video footage of a teacher ...

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reSolve: Authentic Problems: Target Ball

This sequence of four lessons explores the relationship between an informal unit of measure and what is being measured using the context of designing a game of 'Target Ball'. Students work in groups to collect data on how far their chose ball rolls, using a cut-out foot as an informal unit of measure. They represent and ...

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Patterns and sequences

This collection of 12 interactive learning objects is organised into three categories - patterns of colour or shape; patterns by number counting; and patterns and rules. Numeric, visual and auditory elements are used to create, extend, replicate and complete patterns. An understanding that patterns are predictable is developed. ...

Teacher resource

MoneySmart: Pancakes can make a difference

This is a unit of work integrating aspects of the mathematics, English and science curriculums around a student fundraising event. The resource is intended for the early years. It consists of 15 student activities supported by teacher notes on the curriculum, pedagogy and assessment of the unit. Student activities include ...