Y2 Maths

Two Step Problems Lesson

This Year 2 Two-Step Problems lesson covers the prior learning of adding together and subtracting, before moving onto the main skill of solving two-step problems around money.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that 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: (2M9) Solve simple problems in a practical context involving addition and subtraction of money of the same unit, including giving change

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1 Prior Learning

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This Year 2 Two-Step Problems lesson covers the prior learning of adding together and subtracting, before moving onto the main skill of solving two-step problems around money.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Add 2-Digit Numbers 1 Game includes three questions to check pupils’ understanding of adding 2-digit numbers with no exchange.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Add 2 Digit Numbers Game checks pupils’ understanding of adding two 2-digit numbers, including an exchange.

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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 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of adding together and subtracting, before moving onto the main skill of two step problems. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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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

During this Two-Step Problems Video Tutorial, Katie shows children how to solve two-step problems involving money. Katie explores using subtraction to find change and using addition to find totals.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

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

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This Year 2 Money Problems Game aims to support pupils’ understanding of money.

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Extension

Extension

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

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This Year 2 Money Problems Maths Challenge aims to extend pupils’ understanding of money.