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Y2 Maths

Find the Difference Lesson

This Year 2 Find the Difference lesson covers the prior learning of finding the difference between two numbers, before moving onto the main skill of finding the difference between two amounts of money.

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: (2C4) Solve problems with addition and subtraction using concrete objects and pictorial representations, including those involving numbers, quantities and measures

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

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

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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 Year 2 Find the Difference lesson covers the prior learning of finding the difference between two numbers, before moving onto the main skill of finding the difference between two amounts of money.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Finding the Difference Game checks pupils' understanding of using subtraction to find the difference between different numbers and objects.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Subtract with 2-Digits Game aims to support pupils' subtraction skills using the column method, partitioning and number lines

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 Find the Difference Game checks pupils' understanding of finding the difference between two amounts of money. Children will count on and count back.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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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 find the difference.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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 Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 2 Find the Difference Maths Challenge aims to support pupils' ability to find the difference between amounts of money. Children will find the greatest and smallest difference between the prices of the food items.

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 3 – Measurement: Money.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Yasin and Scarlett are very excited because their parents are taking them to an aquarium. Help them to find the difference between different costs and amounts of money.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 12 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets