L1MAT

Mathematics Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Knowles

Level 1 Mathematics (L1MAT) is a course designed to give students a sound understanding of the numeracy skills required for the day-to-day problems encountered at home or in the workplace, while also preparing students for future Mathematics study. 

A combination of both internal and external achievement standards; topics in this course focus on Number, Algebra, Trigonometry, Graphing and Statistical Investigations. Successful completion of this course will allow students to gain the 10 Numeracy credits required to pass NCEA Level 1.

For those students who wish to continue into Level 2 Mathematics with Calculus, it is highly recommended that they perform well in both of the Algebra based external Achievement Standards (1.2 and 1.3).

This course may be differentiated for students who find they struggle with the Algebra components of the course. This is arranged between the classroom teacher, student and parents / caregivers.  



Course Overview

Term 1
Number (internal assessment), Trigonometry (internal assessment)

Term 2
Multivariate Data Investigation (internal assessment), Algebra (external assessment)

Term 3
Algebra continued, Tables, Equations and Graphs (external assessment)

Term 4
Exam Revision

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry, however, it is recommended that students who enter this course have sound number skills and a good understanding of Year 10 Algebra concepts.

Students who do not meet the requirements for this course may enter into the Level 1 Numeracy Course.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A scientific calculator is essential.

Pathway

Mathematics is not a compulsory subject at NCEA Level 2.
Refer to the course descriptions for Level 2 Calculus and Statistics to see recommended levels of understanding for these courses.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91026 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.1 - Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91027 v4
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.2 - Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91028 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.3 - Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91032 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.7 - Apply right-angled triangles in solving measurement problems
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91035 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.10 - Investigate a given multivariate data set using the statistical enquiry cycle
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91036 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.11 - Investigate bivariate numerical data using the statistical enquiry cycle
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 7
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 22