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FLUENCY

Portfolio summary

In F–2, students become fluent as they develop skills in choosing appropriate procedures; and recalling factual knowledge and concepts readily.

In Years 3–6, students become fluent as they develop skills in choosing appropriate procedures; carrying out procedures flexibly and accurately; and recalling factual knowledge and concepts readily. Students are fluent when they calculate answers efficiently, when they recognise robust ways of answering questions, and when they recall definitions and regularly use facts.

In Years 7–8, students develop skills in choosing appropriate procedures; carrying out procedures flexibly, accurately, efficiently and appropriately; and recalling factual knowledge and concepts readily. Students are fluent when they calculate answers efficiently, when they recognise robust ways of answering questions, when they choose appropriate methods and approximations, and when they recall definitions and regularly use facts.

In Years 9–10, students develop skills in choosing appropriate procedures; carrying out procedures flexibly, accurately, efficiently and appropriately; and recalling factual knowledge and concepts readily. Students are fluent when they calculate answers efficiently, when they recognise robust ways of answering questions, when they choose appropriate methods and approximations, when they recall definitions and regularly use facts, and when they can manipulate expressions and equations to find solutions.

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View the proficiencies across F–10

Foundation includes readily counting numbers in sequences, continuing patterns and comparing...

Year 3 includes recalling multiplication facts, using familiar metric units to order and compare objects...

Year 7 includes calculating accurately with integers, representing fractions and decimals in ...

Year 9 includes applying the index laws to expressions with integer indices, expressing...

Curriculum version: 8.2