Implementing the Australian Curriculum
Part 2
Sharyn Livy: slivy@mav.vic.edu.au
Sharyn Liv
slivy@mav.vic.edu.au
Number and...
Overview
Australian Curriculum
Pattern hunt
Making and describing patterns
Interactive patterns
Questions
Australian Curriculum
• Content strands
– Number and algebra
– Statistics and probability
– Measurement and geometry
• Pro...
Understanding
Students:
• build a robust knowledge of adaptable and transferable
mathematical concepts
• make connections ...
Early Years Pattern
Foundation: Copy, continue and create patterns with
objects and drawings (ACMNA005)
Year 1: Investigat...
Patterns
• We are going on a pattern hunt
• Where might we find patterns?
Patterns
Foundation students’ brainstorm of their
experience of pattern.
Patterns
• Checkerboards
• Buildings
• Skip counting
• Block building
• Decorative patterns
• Music patterns
• Action patt...
Shapes associated with sounds
and actions
• The concept came from Monster Choir Making Patterns
http://www.scootle.edu.au/...
Making patterns
• Using the coloured counters make a pattern
• Share and describe your patterns
• Creating, describing, an...
Patterns: Foundation
18
Recording patterns
Describing Pattern
Repeating patterns
Growing patterns
Number patterns
http://www.nctm.org/standards/content.aspx?menu_id=1155&id=26870
ALGEBRA, PATTERN &
STRUCTURE involves -
• Visualising
• Representing and
• Organising mathematical thinking
Tens frame4 & ...
Tessellations and growing patterns
http://topdrawer.aamt.edu.au/Patterns/Misun
derstandings/Tessellations/Growing-
pattern...
Credits
• Thanks to the students from Deer Park
North Primary school for sharing their
patterns
• Websites
www.topdrawer.a...
Questions
slivy@mav.vic.edu.au
sftreloar@gmail.com
Thank-you
Connect with Maths Early Years Learning in Mathematics Pattern Number and Geometry
Connect with Maths Early Years Learning in Mathematics Pattern Number and Geometry
Connect with Maths Early Years Learning in Mathematics Pattern Number and Geometry
Connect with Maths Early Years Learning in Mathematics Pattern Number and Geometry
Connect with Maths Early Years Learning in Mathematics Pattern Number and Geometry
Connect with Maths Early Years Learning in Mathematics Pattern Number and Geometry
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  1. 1. Implementing the Australian Curriculum Part 2 Sharyn Livy: slivy@mav.vic.edu.au Sharyn Liv slivy@mav.vic.edu.au Number and Algebra - making connections Sandy Treloar sftreloar@gmail.com
  2. 2. Overview Australian Curriculum Pattern hunt Making and describing patterns Interactive patterns Questions
  3. 3. Australian Curriculum • Content strands – Number and algebra – Statistics and probability – Measurement and geometry • Proficiency strands – Understanding – Fluency – Reasoning – Problem solving
  4. 4. Understanding Students: • build a robust knowledge of adaptable and transferable mathematical concepts • make connections between related concepts and progressively apply the familiar to develop new ideas • develop an understanding of the relationship between the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of mathematics • build understanding when they: connect related ideas; represent concepts in different ways; identify commonalities and differences between aspects of content; describe their thinking mathematically; and interpret mathematical information.
  5. 5. Early Years Pattern Foundation: Copy, continue and create patterns with objects and drawings (ACMNA005) Year 1: Investigate and describe number patterns formed by skip counting and patterns with objects (ACMNA016) Year 2: Describe patterns with numbers and identify missing elements (ACMNA035) https://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/resolve/view/M015929?accContentId=ACMNA005
  6. 6. Patterns • We are going on a pattern hunt • Where might we find patterns?
  7. 7. Patterns
  8. 8. Foundation students’ brainstorm of their experience of pattern.
  9. 9. Patterns • Checkerboards • Buildings • Skip counting • Block building • Decorative patterns • Music patterns • Action patterns • Chants and rhymes • Tessellations • Arrays
  10. 10. Shapes associated with sounds and actions • The concept came from Monster Choir Making Patterns http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L1056/index.html
  11. 11. Making patterns • Using the coloured counters make a pattern • Share and describe your patterns • Creating, describing, analysing patterns • Describing patterns • Extending patterns http://www.nctm.org/standards/content.aspx?id=24462 http://www.nctm.org/standards/content.aspx?id=33186
  12. 12. Patterns: Foundation 18
  13. 13. Recording patterns
  14. 14. Describing Pattern Repeating patterns Growing patterns
  15. 15. Number patterns http://www.nctm.org/standards/content.aspx?menu_id=1155&id=26870
  16. 16. ALGEBRA, PATTERN & STRUCTURE involves - • Visualising • Representing and • Organising mathematical thinking Tens frame4 & square 3 & triangle One third
  17. 17. Tessellations and growing patterns http://topdrawer.aamt.edu.au/Patterns/Misun derstandings/Tessellations/Growing- patterns-can-tessellate Visit Teachers Top Drawer for my ideas on teaching pattern www. http://topdrawer.aamt.edu.au/Patterns
  18. 18. Credits • Thanks to the students from Deer Park North Primary school for sharing their patterns • Websites www.topdrawer.aamt.edu.au www.nctm.org http://www.scootle.edu.au
  19. 19. Questions slivy@mav.vic.edu.au sftreloar@gmail.com Thank-you

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