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Year 2 Block B – Securing number facts, understanding shape

The focuses of mathematics learning within this block are:

  • Addition and subtraction facts to 10; pairs that sum to 20; multiples of 10 that sum to 100
  • Tables for 2, 5 and 10
  • Doubles of numbers to 10; corresponding halves
  • Solving problems involving numbers, money or measures, using addition, subtraction, multiplication or division
  • Patterns, relationships and properties of numbers and shapes
  • Estimating and checking answers
  • Describing and visualising properties of common 2-D and 3-D shapes
  • Line symmetry
  • Sorting and making shapes
The objectives for the block are listed in the table – the right hand column indicates how the objectives might be addressed in the units
Objectives Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3
Describe patterns and relationships involving numbers or shapes, make predictions and test these with examples tick tick tick
Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication or division in contexts of numbers, measures or pounds and pence tick tick tick
Derive and recall all addition and subtraction facts for each number to at least 10, all pairs with totals to 20 and all pairs of multiples of 10 with totals up to 100 tick tick tick
Understand that halving is the inverse of doubling and derive and recall doubles of all numbers to 20, and the corresponding halves tick   tick
Derive and recall multiplication facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times-tables and the related division facts; recognise multiples of 2, 5 and 10 tick tick tick
Read and write two-digit and three-digit numbers in figures and words; describe and extend number sequences and recognise odd and even numbers   tick  
Use knowledge of number facts and operations to estimate and check answers to calculations tick   tick
Visualise common 2-D shapes and 3-D solids; identify shapes from pictures of them in different positions and orientations; sort, make and describe shapes, referring to their properties tick tick tick
Identify reflective symmetry in patterns and 2-D shapes and draw lines of symmetry in shapes   tick