Y2 Maths

Compare Money Lesson

This Year 2 Compare Money lesson covers the prior learning of comparing numbers, before moving onto the main skill of comparing amounts of money.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. 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 =

Mathematics Year 2: (2M3a) Recognise and use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value

Mathematics Year 2: (2M3b) Find different combinations of coins that equal the same amounts of money

Mathematics Year 2: (2M9) Solve simple problems in a practical context involving addition and subtraction of money of the same unit, including giving change

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1 Prior Learning

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This worksheet recaps prior learning of comparing numbers, before moving onto the main skill of comparing amounts of money.

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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 Compare Numbers with Representations Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of place value.

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This Year 1 Comparing Numbers to 100 Game aims to support pupils' place value knowledge.

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This Year 2 Compare Objects Game consists of 5 questions for pupils to practise their place value skills.

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of comparing numbers, before moving onto the main skill of compare money. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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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.

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Worksheet

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

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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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This Year 2 Compare Money Reasoning activity checks pupils' understanding of comparing two different values in pounds and pence.

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Extension

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

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This Year 2 Compare Money Maths Challenge aims to support pupils’ ability to compare amounts of money.