Positional language

  • Positional language
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 1
  • Section: Location and transformation
  • Outcome: Describe position by using everyday language.
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 3257

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum

  • KS1 – Key Stage 1
    • KS1.Ma3 – Shape, space and measures
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Understanding properties of position and movement

          • KS1.Ma3.3 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS1.Ma3.3.a – Observe, visualise and describe positions, directions and movements using common words

Australia – Australian Curriculum

  • Foundation Year
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Location and transformation

        • ACMMG010 – Describe position and movement

New Zealand – National Standards

  • 1 – Year 1
    • 1.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 1.GM.4 – Describe personal locations and give directions, using everyday language.

United States – Common Core State Standards

  • K – Kindergarten
    • K.G – Geometry
      • Mathematics

        • K.G.1 – Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.