Y1 Maths

Making Patterns with Shapes Lesson

This Year 2 Making Patterns with Shapes lesson covers the prior learning of making patterns with 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of making patterns that include direction and turns.

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: (2P2) Use mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement, including movement in a straight line and distinguishing between rotation as a turn and in terms of right angles for quarter, half and three-quarter turns (clockwise and anticlockwise)

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of making patterns with 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of making patterns with shapes. 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.

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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

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of making patterns with 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of making patterns that include direction and turns.

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Video Tutorial

In this Repeating Patterns Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to make a repeating pattern using 2D shapes.

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Matching Activity

This Year 2 Repeating Patterns Matching Game aims to support pupils’ understanding of shape and position.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This Making Patterns with Shapes 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

Woksheet

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 Making Patterns with Shapes Game aims to support pupils’ understanding of movement and turns.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This making patterns with shapes extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the making patterns with shapes 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 making patterns with shapes.

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 Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 2 Making Patterns with Shapes Maths Challenge checks pupils' ability to make patterns that involve turns and direction of shapes.

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Reasoning Practice Activity

Reasoning Practice Activity

This Making Patterns with Shapes Reasoning activity checks pupils’ understanding of making patterns using directions and turns.

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 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

Home Learning Pack

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