Y2 Maths

Divide by 2 Lesson

This Year 2 Divide by 2 lesson covers the prior learning of counting in 2s, before moving onto the main skill of dividing by 2.

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: (2C7) Calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division within the multiplication tables and write them using the multiplication (×), division (÷) and equals (=) signs

Mathematics Year 2: (2C8) Solve problems involving multiplication and division, using materials, arrays, repeated addition, mental methods, and multiplication and division facts, including problems in contexts

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of counting in 2s, before moving onto the main skill of divide by 2. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack
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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

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 worksheet recaps prior learning of counting in 2s, before moving onto the main skill of dividing by 2.

2 Varied Fluency

Varied Fluency from the old Resource Pack
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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 Divide by 2 Game is designed to support children in learning how to divide by 2.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Divide by 2 Memory Card Game aims to support pupils with dividing by 2.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This divide by 2 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the divide by 2 lesson.

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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 divide by 2.

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack
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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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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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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Divide by 2 Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of dividing numbers by 2. Pupils will use the clues and the information given to crack the code and reveal the hidden message.

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 of Steps 3, 5 and 6 Year 2 Multiplication and Division Learning Video Clip

Consolidation of Steps 3, 5 and 6 Year 2 Multiplication and Division Learning Video Clip

We follow the journey of Norman, Nipsy, Nina and Gordon Gnome as they spend time taking care of their gardens.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Multiplication and Division Consolidation Year 2 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Spring Block 1 - Multiplication and Division.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

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