Mathematical Literacy and Numeracy 2

Mathematical Literacy and Numeracy

Working with numbers in various contexts

Express and interpret a range of contexts using mathematical symbols.
Solve a range of everyday problems using estimation and calculations.
Verify and justify solutions within different contexts.
Perform operations on simple and complex numerical expressions.
Describe and compare counting systems from different cultures.
Critically analyse the development of the base ten number system.
Analyse the relationship between rational and whole numbers.
Analyse the relationship between rational numbers and integers.

Work with patterns in various contexts

Recognise, identify and describe patterns in various contexts.
Complete, extend and generate patterns in a variety of contexts.
Devise processes for a general rule.
Represent patterns using different generalised mathematical forms.
Use general rules to generate patterns.

Critically analyse how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations

Critically analyse the use of mathematical language and relationships in the workplace.
Critically analyse the use of mathematical language and relationships in the economy.
Critically analyse the use of mathematics in social relations.
Critically analyse use of mathematics & mathematical language & relationships in political relations

Work with measurement in a variety of contexts

Apply relationships between common quantities in various contexts.
Use measuring instruments to measure and calculate quantities in various contexts.
Solve measurement problems in various contexts.

Collect, analyse, use and communicate numerical data

Identify situations for investigation and data collection and collect numerical data.
Classify and analyse numerical data.
Summarise and display organised numerical data.
Extract, interpret and critically evaluate information from various forms of display.
Demonstrate understanding of the concept of chance and calculate simple probabilities.

Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction

Read, interpret and use maps, to depict and make sense of real locations, distances and position
Draw maps according to scale.

Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion

Describe and represent the position and change in position of an object in space.
Illustrate changes in size & shape of appearance of objects as result of changes in orientation.