Early level 2 plan (term 3)

Planning notes
This plan is a starting point for planning a mathematics and statistics teaching programme for a term. The resources listed cover about 50% of your teaching time. Further resources need to be added to meet the specific learning needs of your class, to support your local curriculum and to provide sufficient teaching for a full term.
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Level Two
Geometry and Measurement
Units of Work
In this unit we will explore the idea of having benchmarks of 1 kilogram and 1/2 kilogram or 500 grams to aid in estimating the mass of given objects.
  • Use objects of 1kg mass to estimate the mass of other objects.
  • Discuss the need for having and using standard measures of mass.
  • Make sensible estimates about the mass of given objects.
  • Explain the meaning of metric prefix terminology (e.g kilo).
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Level Two
Number and Algebra
Units of Work
This unit supports students learning to understand the structure of two-digit numbers and how to operate with them.

Session One

  • Group a set of objects in tens to aid in counting the objects.

Session Two

  • Recognise how many tens and ones are in a given collection.
  • Read two-digit numbers used to represent quantities.

Session Three

  • Partition (break up) 100 into two numbers using tens and...
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Level Two
Statistics
Units of Work
In this unit we play probability games and learn about sample space and a sense of fairness.
  • Use dice etc to assign roles and discuss the fairness of games.
  • Play probability games and identify all possible outcomes.
  • Compare and order the likelihood of simple events.
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Level Two
Geometry and Measurement
Units of Work
In this unit students explore line or reflective symmetry and the names and attributes of two-dimensional mathematical shapes. They fold and cut out shapes to make shapes that have line symmetry.
  • Explain in their own language what line symmetry is.
  • Describe the process of making shapes with line symmetry.
  • Name common two-dimensional mathematical shapes.
  • Describe the differences between common two-dimensional mathematical shapes in relation to number of sides.
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