# Mathematics / Foundation / Number and Algebra / Number and place value

Curriculum content descriptions

Establish understanding of the language and processes of counting by naming numbers in sequences, initially to and from 20, moving fromĀ  any starting point (ACMNA001)

Elaborations
• reading stories from other cultures featuring counting in sequence to assist students to recognise ways of counting in local languages and across cultures
• identifying the number words in sequence, backwards and forwards, and reasoning with the number sequences, establishing the language on which subsequent counting experiences can be built
• developing fluency with forwards and backwards counting in meaningful contexts, including stories and rhymes
• understanding that numbers are said in a particular order and there are patterns in the way we say them
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Sequences (Number patterns),  Counting

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