NSW Syllabuses

# Years 7–10 Life Skills outcomes tables

## Years 7–10 Life Skills Outcomes

 Objective – Working MathematicallyStudents: develop understanding and fluency in mathematics through inquiry, exploring and connecting mathematical concepts, choosing and applying problem-solving skills and mathematical techniques, communication and reasoning Life Skills outcomesA student: MALS-1WM responds to and uses mathematical language to demonstrate understanding MALS-2WM applies mathematical strategies to solve problems MALS-3WM uses reasoning to recognise mathematical relationships
 Objective – Number and AlgebraStudents: develop efficient strategies for numerical calculation, recognise patterns, describe relationships and apply algebraic techniques and generalisation Life Skills outcomesA student: MALS-4NA recognises language used to represent number MALS-5NA counts in familiar contexts MALS-6NA reads and represents numbers MALS-7NA compares and orders numbers MALS-8NA recognises and compares fractions in everyday contexts MALS-9NA represents and operates with fractions, decimals or percentages in everyday contexts MALS-10NA selects and uses strategies for addition and subtraction MALS-11NA selects and uses strategies for multiplication and division MALS-12NA recognises and matches coins and notes MALS-13NA compares and orders coins and notes MALS-14NA reads and writes amounts of money MALS-15NA calculates with money MALS-16NA makes informed decisions about purchasing goods and services MALS-17NA plans and manages personal finances MALS-18NA recognises and continues repeating patterns MALS-19NA calculates missing values by completing simple number sentences
 Objective – Measurement and GeometryStudents: identify, visualise and quantify measures and the attributes of shapes and objects, and explore measurement concepts and geometric relationships, applying formulas, strategies and geometric reasoning in the solution of problems Life Skills outcomesA student: MALS-20MG recognises time in familiar contexts MALS-21MG recognises and relates time in a range of contexts MALS-22MG reads and interprets time in a variety of situations MALS-23MG calculates and measures time and duration in everyday contexts MALS-24MG organises personal time and manages scheduled activities MALS-25MG estimates and measures in everyday contexts MALS-26MG recognises and uses units to estimate and measure length MALS-27MG selects and uses units to estimate and measure mass MALS-28MG selects and uses units to estimate and measure volume and capacity MALS-29MG applies formal units to estimate and calculate area MALS-30MG recognises, matches and sorts three-dimensional objects and/or two-dimensional shapes MALS-31MG identifies the features of three-dimensional objects and/or two-dimensional shapes and applies these in a range of contexts MALS-32MG responds to and uses the language of position in everyday contexts MALS-33MG recognises that maps and plans are a representation of positions in space MALS-34MG uses maps and plans in a range of contexts
 Objective – Statistics and ProbabilityStudents: collect, represent, analyse, interpret and evaluate data, assign and use probabilities, and make sound judgements Life Skills outcomesA student: MALS-35SP recognises data displayed in a variety of formats MALS-36SP gathers, organises and displays data MALS-37SP interprets information and draws conclusions from data displays MALS-38SP recognises and uses the language of chance in a range of contexts MALS-39SP recognises the elements of chance and probability in everyday events

## Years 7–10 Life Skills and Related Syllabus Outcomes

 Objective – Working Mathematically Students: develop understanding and fluency in mathematics through inquiry, exploring and connecting mathematical concepts, choosing and applying problem-solving skills and mathematical techniques, communication and reasoning Life Skills outcomes A student: Related Stage 4/5 outcomes A student: MALS-1WM responds to and uses mathematical language to demonstrate understanding MA4-1WM communicates and connects mathematical ideas using appropriate terminology, diagrams and symbols MA5.1-1WM uses appropriate terminology, diagrams and symbols in mathematical contexts MA5.2-1WM selects appropriate notations and conventions to communicate mathematical ideas and solutions MALS-2WM applies mathematical strategies to solve problems MA4-2WM applies appropriate mathematical techniques to solve problems MA5.1-2WM selects and uses appropriate strategies to solve problems MA5.2-2WM interprets mathematical or real-life situations, systematically applying appropriate strategies to solve problems MALS-3WM uses reasoning to recognise mathematical relationships MA4-3WM recognises and explains mathematical relationships using reasoning MA5.1-3WM provides reasoning to support conclusions that are appropriate to the context MA5.2-3WM constructs arguments to prove and justify results
 Objective – Number and Algebra Students: develop efficient strategies for numerical calculation, recognise patterns, describe relationships and apply algebraic techniques and generalisation Life Skills outcomes A student: Related Stage 4/5 outcomes A student: MALS-4NA recognises language used to represent number MALS-5NA counts in familiar contexts MALS-6NA reads and represents numbers MALS-7NA compares and orders numbers MA4-4NA compares, orders and calculates with integers, applying a range of strategies to aid computation MALS-8NA recognises and compares fractions in everyday contexts MALS-9NA represents and operates with fractions, decimals or percentages in everyday contexts MA4-5NA operates with fractions, decimals and percentages MALS-10NA selects and uses strategies for addition and subtraction MALS-11NA selects and uses strategies for multiplication and division MA4-4NA compares, orders and calculates with integers, applying a range of strategies to aid computation MALS-12NA recognises and matches coins and notes MALS-13NA compares and orders coins and notes MALS-14NA reads and writes amounts of money MALS-15NA calculates with money MALS-16NA makes informed decisions about purchasing goods and services MALS-17NA plans and manages personal finances MA4-6NA solves financial problems involving purchasing goods MA5.1-4NA solves financial problems involving earning, spending and investing money MA5.2-4NA solves financial problems involving compound interest MALS-18NA recognises and continues repeating patterns MA4-8NA generalises number properties to operate with algebraic expressions MALS-19NA calculates missing values by completing simple number sentences MA4-7NA operates with ratios and rates, and explores their graphical representation MA4-10NA uses algebraic techniques to solve simple linear and quadratic equations MA5.2-8NA solves linear and simple quadratic equations, linear inequalities and linear simultaneous equations, using analytical and graphical techniques
 Objective – Measurement and Geometry Students: identify, visualise and quantify measures and the attributes of shapes and objects, and explore measurement concepts and geometric relationships, applying formulas, strategies and geometric reasoning in the solution of problems Life Skills outcomes A student: Related Stage 4/5 outcomes A student: MALS-20MG recognises time in familiar contexts MALS-21MG recognises and relates time in a range of contexts MALS-22MG reads and interprets time in a variety of situations MALS-23MG calculates and measures time and duration in everyday contexts MALS-24MG organises personal time and manages scheduled activities MA4-15MG performs calculations of time that involve mixed units, and interprets time zones MALS-25MG estimates and measures in everyday contexts MALS-26MG recognises and uses units to estimate and measure length MA4-12MG calculates the perimeters of plane shapes and the circumferences of circles MALS-27MG selects and uses units to estimate and measure mass MALS-28MG selects and uses units to estimate and measure volume and capacity MA4-14MG uses formulas to calculate the volumes of prisms and cylinders, and converts between units of volume MA5.2-12MG applies formulas to calculate the volumes of composite solids composed of right prisms and cylinders MALS-29MG applies formal units to estimate and calculate area MA4-13MG uses formulas to calculate the areas of quadrilaterals and circles, and converts between units of area MA5.1-8MG calculates the areas of composite shapes, and the surface areas of rectangular and triangular prisms MA5.2-11MG calculates the surface areas of right prisms, cylinders and related composite solids MALS-30MG recognises, matches and sorts three-dimensional objects and/or two-dimensional shapes MALS-31MG identifies the features of three-dimensional objects and/or two-dimensional shapes and applies these in a range of contexts MA4-14MG uses formulas to calculate the volumes of prisms and cylinders, and converts between units of volume MA4-17MG classifies, describes and uses the properties of triangles and quadrilaterals, and determines congruent triangles to find unknown side lengths and angles MA5.2-12MG applies formulas to calculate the volumes of composite solids composed of right prisms and cylinders MALS-32MG responds to and uses the language of position in everyday contexts MALS-33MG recognises that maps and plans are a representation of positions in space MALS-34MG uses maps and plans in a range of contexts MA4-11NA creates and displays number patterns; graphs and analyses linear relationships; and performs transformations on the Cartesian plane MA5.1-6NA determines the midpoint, gradient and length of an interval, and graphs linear relationships MA5.1-11MG describes and applies the properties of similar figures and scale drawings
 Objective – Statistics and Probability Students: collect, represent, analyse, interpret and evaluate data, assign and use probabilities, and make sound judgements Life Skills outcomes A student: Related Stage 4/5 outcomes A student: MALS-35SP recognises data displayed in a variety of formats MALS-36SP gathers, organises and displays data MALS-37SP interprets information and draws conclusions from data displays MA4-19SP collects, represents and interprets single sets of data, using appropriate statistical displays MA5.1-12SP uses statistical displays to compare sets of data, and evaluates statistical claims made in the media MA5.2-15SP uses quartiles and box plots to compare sets of data, and evaluates sources of data MALS-38SP recognises and uses the language of chance in a range of contexts MALS-39SP recognises the elements of chance and probability in everyday events MA4-21SP represents probabilities of simple and compound events MA5.1-13SP calculates relative frequencies to estimate probabilities of simple and compound events MA5.2-16SP investigates relationships between two statistical variables, including their relationship over time MA5.2-17SP describes and calculates probabilities in multi-step chance experiments