L1NUM

Numeracy Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Roberts

A Unit Standards course providing an opportunity for students to achieve their Level 1 Numeracy Credits


Course Overview

Term 1
USE NUMBER TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

This is a unit standard to assess aspects of numeracy. People credited with this unit standard are able to use number to solve problems. They will be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, using their knowledge of fractions, percentages, decimals, integers, place value, number facts, and number sequencing. They will also be able to establish the appropriateness of the solution to the problem.

Term 2
USE MEASUREMENT TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

This is a unit standard to assess aspects of numeracy. People credited with this unit standard are able to use measurement to solve problems. They will be able to undertake measurements such as length and capacity, calculate area and volume, and interpret location and direction, using their knowledge of the metric system, conversions, and estimation. They will also be able to establish the appropriateness of the solution to the problem.

Term 3
INTERPRET STATISTICAL INFORMATION FOR A PURPOSE

This is a unit standard to assess aspects of numeracy. People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret statistical information for a purpose. They will be able to identify the features of a data set and draw reasonable conclusions based on provided material.

Term 4
COMPLETION OF TASKS AND ASSESSMENTS

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A scientific calculator is essential.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students selected by the HOD Mathematics, in collaboration with Year 10 teachers and parents or care-givers.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26623 v4
NZQA Info
Use number to solve problems
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
U.S. 26626 v4
NZQA Info
Interpret statistical information for a purpose
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
U.S. 26627 v4
NZQA Info
Use measurement to solve problems
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 10

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