# 2019 Term 2 Level 1 Mathematics - Tarakona

This term our level 1 mathematicians will be learning how to use Numicon to solve problems. Numicon is a materials based approach to numbers and mathematics. There are two groups in Level 1 maths.

Children will use numicon to:

Weeks 2 - 4

Use a range of counting, grouping, and equal-sharing strategies with whole numbers and fractions.

Know the forward and backward counting sequences of whole numbers to 100.

Know groupings with five, within ten, and with ten.

Week 5-7

Know the basic addition and subtraction facts

Generalise that the next counting number gives the result of adding one object to a set and that counting the number of objects in a set tells how many.

Create and continue sequential patterns.

Week 7-9

Generalise that the next counting number gives the result of adding one object to a set and that counting the number of objects in a set tells how many.

Week 9-10

Communicate and explain counting, grouping, and equal-sharing strategies, using words, numbers, and pictures.