Y2 Maths

Comparing Numbers Lesson

This Year 2 Comparing Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of representing numbers, before moving onto the main skill of Comparing Numbers.

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: (2N2a) Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and in words
Mathematics Year 2: (2N2b) Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 2 Comparing Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of representing numbers before moving onto the main skill of comparing numbers within 100.

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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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Video Tutorial

In this Comparing Numbers with Practical Equipment Video Tutorial, Katie demonstrates comparing 2-digit numbers with Base 10 equipment and lollipop sticks.

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

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

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Video Tutorial

In this Comparing Numbers Video Tutorial, Katie uses the inequality symbols, greater than > and less than <, to compare numbers with 2 digits.

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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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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Flash Card Activity

This Year 2 Compare and Order Numbers to 100 Game checks pupils’ understanding of comparing numbers to 100 using the <, > and = signs.

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Extension

Extension

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