# early in STAGE 3

UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICAL INFORMATION IN TEXTS AND TASKS
• Identifies and interprets simple mathematical information in texts, tables and diagrams in familiar and routine contexts
• Recognises and uses the symbol < and >

APPLYING WHOLE NUMBER CONCEPTS
• Understands numbers of any size including larger than a million
• Reads, writes, orders and states the place value of digits in any number
• Determines factors and multiples of whole numbers

ESTIMATING AND PROBLEM SOLVING
• Estimates the solution to a problem and checks the solution for accuracy

APPLYING ADDITION, SUBTRACTION, MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION
• Selects and applies efficient mental, written and calculator strategies for addition and subtraction
• Solves word problems and records the strategy used
• Uses a range of mental and written strategies and algorithms to multiply by one- and two-digit numbers
• Uses a range of mental and written strategies to divide numbers with three or more digits by a one-digit operator including those that result in a remainder

UNDERSTANDING FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, PERCENTAGES, RATES, RATIOS
• Compares and orders fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12 and 100
• Expresses mixed numerals as improper fractions and vice versa
• Models strategies to add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
• Applies the place value system to represent thousandths as a decimal
• Compares, orders and represents decimals of up to three decimal places

UNDERSTANDING MONEY AND FINANCE
• Creates a simple budget
• Uses estimation to check answers to calculations
• Solves word problems involving money and records the strategies used

KLA APPLICATION AND CONSIDERATIONS

HISTORY

• Uses mathematical language to describe significant historical people and events

MUSIC

• Continues to explore metre, rhythm and subdivision of beats, including in traditional notation
• Can identify patterns in number and can invert these
• Identifies relationship of music to mathematics

DANCE

• Combines multiple movement sequences

VISUAL ARTS

• Creates symbols to represent a series of numbers in a grid and uses mathematical equations to create artworks from these symbols
• Create models of fractions
• Consider and identify the use of patterns in art and the relationship to number
• Create artworks incorporating numbers or symbols

DRAMA

• Role play budgeting and money situations
• Role play word problems and possible solutions