Y2 Maths

Compare Number Sentences Lesson

This Year 2 Compare Number Sentences lesson covers the prior learning of comparing statements, before moving onto the main skill of comparing addition and subtraction number sentences.

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: (2C1) Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20 fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100

Mathematics Year 2: (2C4) Solve problems with addition and subtraction using concrete objects and pictorial representations, including those involving numbers, quantities and measures; applying their increasing knowledge of mental and written methods

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2 Teaching Support

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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

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of comparing statements, before moving onto the main skill of compare number sentences. 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.

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Video Tutorial

In this Compare Number Sentences Video Tutorial, Katie shows how to use the greater than, less than and equal to symbols to compare number sentences.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of comparing statements, before moving onto the main skill of comparing addition and subtraction number sentences.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Compare Number Sentences Game aims to support pupils' addition and subtraction skills within 20.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

This Compare Number Sentences 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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Worksheet

Worksheet

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 Number Sentences Game checks pupils' understanding of comparing number sentences to identify the structure and patterns that will help them complete calculations.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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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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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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 comparing number sentences.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Compare Number Sentences Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' ability to compare number sentences with numbers within 20.

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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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 2 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 2 – Addition and Subtraction.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Cleo is back in the city of London in the year 1666. Help her compare number sentences as she explores the city meeting some angry market traders and an unfortunate blacksmith on the way.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 5 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets