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Skills available for South Africa grade 1 maths curriculum

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1.1 Numbers, Operations and Relationships

1.2 Patterns, Functions and Algebra

1.3 Space and shape (Geometry)

1.4 Measurement

  • 1.4.1 Time

    • 1.4.1.a Passing of time

      • 1.4.1.a.a Talk about the passing of time

        • 1.4.1.a.a.1 Order regular events from their own lives

        • 1.4.1.a.a.2 Compare lengths of time using language e.g. longer, shorter, faster, slower

        • 1.4.1.a.a.3 Sequence events using language such as yesterday, today, tomorrow

    • 1.4.1.b Telling the time

  • 1.4.2 Length

    • 1.4.2.a Informal measuring

      • 1.4.2.a.a Compare and order the length, height or width of two or more objects by placing them next to each other. Use language to talk about the comparison e.g. longer, shorter, taller, wider

      • 1.4.2.a.b Estimate, measure, compare, order and record length using nonstandard measures e.g. hand spans, paces, pencil lengths, counters

      • 1.4.2.a.c Describe the length of objects by counting and stating the length in informal units

  • 1.4.3 Mass

    • 1.4.3.a Informal measuring

      • 1.4.3.a.a Estimate, measure, compare, order and record mass using a balancing scale and non-standard measures e.g. blocks, bricks

      • 1.4.3.a.b Describe the mass of objects by counting and stating the mass in informal units

      • 1.4.3.a.c Use language to talk about the comparison e.g. light, heavy, lighter, heavier

  • 1.4.4 Capacity/ Volume

    • 1.4.4.a Informal measuring

      • 1.4.4.a.a Compare and order the amount of liquid (volume) in two containers placed next to each other. Learners check by pouring into a third container if necessary

      • 1.4.4.a.b Compare and order the amount of liquid that two containers can hold if filled (capacity).

      • 1.4.4.a.c Use language to talk about comparison e.g. more than, less than, full, empty

      • 1.4.4.a.d Estimate, measure, compare, order and record the capacity of containers by using non-standard measures e.g. spoons and cups

      • 1.4.4.a.e Describe the capacity of the container by counting and stating how many of the informal units it takes to fill the container e.g. the bottle has the capacity of four cups

  • 1.4.5 Perimeter and Area

1.5 Data Handling