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Year 2 Compare Capacity

This Year 2 Compare Capacity lesson covers the prior learning of introducing capacity and volume, before moving onto the main skill of comparing capacity.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for these steps here and here. 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 place value of introducing capacity and volume, before moving onto the main skill of compare capacity. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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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 Year 2 Compare Capacity lesson covers the prior learning of introducing capacity and volume, before moving onto the main skill of comparing capacity.

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Introduce Capacity Game aims to support pupils' understanding of capacity and associated vocabulary of full, half full and empty.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Compare Capacity Game aims to support pupils' understanding of capacity and using symbols to compare.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Compare Capacity Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of of comparing volume and capacity.

4 Extension

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Worksheet

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

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 2 Compare Capacity Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of comparing capacities within a problem solving context.