Y2 Mathematics

Year 2 Litres

This Year 2 Litres lesson covers the prior learning of measuring using millilitres, before moving onto the main skill of measuring capacity and volume using litres.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for this 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: (2M1) Compare and order lengths, mass, volume/capacity and record the results using >, < and =

Mathematics Year 2: (2M2) Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of measuring using millilitres, before moving onto the main skill of litres. 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 Litres Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to read scales. She uses key vocabulary including millilitres, litres and liquids.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of measuring using millilitres, before moving onto the main skill of measuring capacity and volume using litres.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Millilitres Game aims to support pupils' measurement skills.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Litres Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of measurement.

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Extension

Extension

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

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Challenge Activity

This Year 2 Litres Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of measuring in litres within a problem solving context. Pupils will help Rachael work out the number of steps she has taken and the volume of sand left in her bucket.