Position (Direction and Coordinates)
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* Assessment for the whole of Level 6
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6:01 Using scale to find distance
Using scale on a map of Australia to determine distances between locations. Estimating distances. Prime Ministers' electorates and timeline of Prime Ministers.
6:02 Using scale on maps
Using scale to determine distances and routes by air and by car. Locating places in given directions from towns and landmarks. Following complex compass directions to a final location. Calculating total distance.
6:02C Using scale for distance
Consolidation page: Using scale to locate places on maps and estimate/ measure distances. Drawing lines to represent distances to a set scale. Changing scale ratios and the effect on overall size of a scaled representation or map.
6:03 Locating places
Locating places on a map of Sydney using scale to find distances as the crow flies. Identifying the direction of places from other places.
6:03E Locating places in the USA
Extension page: Using a map of the USA to identify direction of travel between states. Using scale to approximate distances between capital cities.
6:03PT Progress test
Test of Position
6:04 Reading a street directory
Completing the grid and coordinates on a street directory map and using them to locate places. Finding coordinates of places and objects. Identifying direction of places from other places. Finding the shortest route between places. Internet research on mathematicians.
6:04E Position on a spreadsheet
Extension page: Understanding and reading a spreadsheet using cell coordinates. Expenses spreadsheet created in Excel. Totals column.
6:04PT Progress test
Test of Position
6:05 Maps from aerial views
Drawing a plan (aerial view) of a picture using given symbols on a key. Drawing a plan from an aerial photograph and naming features. Identifying uses for aerial photographs.
6:05C Maps from aerial views
Consolidation page: Colouring a sketch of an aerial view of a photograph. Naming features found on the aerial view sketch. Understanding which features are excluded from maps. Drawing a map from the aerial view. Internet research.
6:06 Enlarging and reducing maps
Using scale and coordinates to locate places on a map of Sydney Harbour. Effect of changing scale on map size, scale distances and real distances. Drawing maps on different size grids.
6:07 Using scale for plans and drawings
The scaled and real sizes of drawings and parts of plans are to be calculated and recorded in tables.
6:07PT Progress test
Test of Position
6:AC New Maths Builder Texts
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6:ACC Year 6 Cover
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6:MG00C Contents: Year 6 Maths Builder text
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6:MG00D Answers: 6:MG01-6:MG27
The answers to the Year 6 Maths Builder text 6:MG01-6:MG27
6:MG00E Answers: 6:MG27C-6:MG56
The answers to the Year 6 Maths Builder text 6:MG027C-6:MG56
6:MG32. Plotting coordinates
Using grids, use the coordinates to draw and name the two shapes. Plot the points and join in order. Complete the shape drawn making it symmetrical. Write the coordinates of the other points used. Draw your own shape and list its coordinates. Complete the labelling on grids. Write the coordinates that were used to draw the black line of the picture. Redraw the picture on the larger grid. How many times bigger is Picture 2 in regard to length and area?
6:MG32C Position on a spreadsheet
Understanding and reading a spreadsheet using cell coordinates. Representing data using Excel spreadsheet. Answering questions about expenses from cells and totals column.
6:MG33 The number plane
Points on the number plane are written using 2 numbers.
6:MG33C Coordinates
Coordinates are sometimes written using numbers only. The reading on the horizontal axis is given first, then the reading on the vertical axis.
6:MG34 The number plane
Points on the number plane are written using 2 numbers.
6:MG34C Coordinates and maps
Name the country or city at the given coordinates. Find the best coordinates for finding the given countries or cities. Write the directions from given origins to given destinations.
6:MG35 The number plane extended
The number plane extended
6:MG51 Reading a street directory
Completing the grid and coordinates on a street directory map and using them to locate places. Finding coordinates of places and objects. Identifying direction of places from other places. Finding the shortest route between places. Internet research on mathematicians.
6:MG52 Using scale on maps
Using scale to determine distances and routes by air and by car. Locating places in given directions from towns and landmarks. Following complex compass directions to a final location. Calculating total distance.
6:MG52C Using scale for plans and drawings
The scaled and real sizes of drawings and parts of plans are to be calculated and recorded in tables.
6:MG53 Locating places
Locating places on a map of Sydney using scale to find distances as the crow flies. Identifying the direction of places from other places.
6:MG53C Locating places in the USA
Using a map of the USA to identify direction of travel between states. Using scale to approximate distances between capital cities.

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