Please note: This site contains links to websites not controlled by the Australian Government or ESA. More information here.
Position and direction: position, movement and turns
This guide provides a sequence of small steps for exploring and becoming confident in describing position before moving on to look at movements and turns. Note students are not expected to know 3/4 turns until Year 3. Also where coins are shown in this resource replace with Australian coins.
|Year level(s)||Foundation, Year 1, Year 2|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning|
|Keywords||describing position, describing turns, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement, Geometry, Build understanding|
|Topics||Location, Shapes and objects, Transformation|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
Describe position and movement
ACMMG023 Give and follow directions to familiar locations
ACMMG044 Interpret simple maps of familiar locations and identify the relative positions of key features
ACMMG046 Identify and describe half and quarter turns
|National numeracy learning progression||
Positioning and locating
White Rose Maths
© 2021 White Rose Maths. Free-for-education material.