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Year 2 Compare Mass

This Year 2 Compare Mass lesson covers the prior learning of weight and mass, before moving onto the main skill of comparing the mass of objects using balance scales.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 2: (2M1) Compare and order lengths, mass, volume/capacity and record the results using >, < and =

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of weight and mass, before moving onto the main skill of compare mass. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of weight and mass, before moving onto the main skill of comparing the mass of objects using balance scales.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Introduce Weight and Mass Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of using balance scales to identify which objects are heavier and which are lighter.

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This Compare Mass To supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

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Woksheet

Woksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Compare Mass Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of measurement.

2 Application

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This compare mass extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the compare mass lesson.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of compare mass.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Compare Mass Maths Challenge aims to extend pupils' understanding of measurement.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

2 Additional Activities

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Summer week 9 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Mass, Capacity and Temperature Consolidation Year 2 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Summer Block 4: Mass, Capacity and Temperature.