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# Describing Turns Lesson

This Year 2 Describing Turns lesson covers the prior learning of describing the turns of shapes and objects, before moving onto the main skill of describing turns and direction.

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.

Mathematics Year 2: (2P1) Order and arrange combinations of mathematical objects in patterns and sequences

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### 2 Teaching Support

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#### Lesson Slides

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

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack

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#### 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.

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#### Video Tutorial

In this Position and Direction Video Tutorial, Katie identifies whole, half and quarter turns of different objects in a clockwise and anticlockwise direction. This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

### 1 Prior Learning

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#### Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of describing the turns of shapes and objects, before moving onto the main skill of describing turns and direction.

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#### Video Tutorial

In this Describe Turns Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to do a quarter, half, three-quarter and full turn using different objects. She uses key vocabulary including direction.

### 2 Practical Activities

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#### Supporting Activity

This Describing Turns 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

Varied Fluency from the old Resource Pack

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#### Woksheet

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

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#### Interactive Activity

This Describing Turns Reasoning activity checks pupils' understanding of describing turns using full turn, half turn, quarter turn, clockwise and anti-clockwise.

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Describing Turns Game checks pupils' understanding of describing turns using half, quarter, full, and three-quarter turns, clockwise and anti-clockwise.

### 2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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#### Worksheet

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

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#### Mixed Practice

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

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack

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#### Worksheet

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

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#### 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 Challenge Activity

This Year 2 Describing Turns Maths Challenge checks pupils' ability to use the correct language to describe turns and direction.

### 2 Homework

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#### 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

This Position and Direction Consolidation Year 2 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Summer Block 1: Position and Direction.

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#### Home Learning Pack

This Summer week 4 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets