# Mathematics / Year 2 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

Curriculum content descriptions

Use a calendar to identify the date and determine the number of days in each month (ACMMG041)

Elaborations
• using calendars to locate specific information, such as finding a given date on a calendar and saying what day it is, and identifying personally or culturally specific days
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Calendars

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