Year 2: week 2 (number knowledge and measurement)

This week we focus on number knowledge, sorting shapes into groups, and using mirror symmetry. 

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Number knowledge

  • Go to the activity Greatest number to 100 to practice comparing the size of numbers from 1 to 100.
  • Start with numbers 1 to 20 but if these are too easy then use numbers greater than 20.

Measurement activity

Go to the activity Which holds more cups? and follow the instructions, comparing the volumes of containers.


Day 2

Number knowledge

  • Go to the activity Greatest number to 100 and play the variation, making the smallest number to further practice comparing the size of numbers from 1 to 100.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Coat hangar balance and follow the instructions to make your own balance and compare weights of objects. 

Day 3

Number knowledge

  • Go to the activity Ordering to 100 and follow the instructions to practice ordering numbers up to 100.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Hands High and follow the instructions, measuring heights of people and objects using hands. 

Day 4

Number knowledge

  • Go to the activity Ordering 0-100 and follow the instructions to further practice comparing the size of numbers from 1 to 100.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the measurement pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako M1:1 (the first yellow button in the first row). 
  • With a family member, work through pages 1-13 which are about the kinds of things you can measure.
  • Look around your house and talk with a family member about what you could measure.

OR

  • Go to the activity Worms and follow the instructions. 

Day 5

Number knowledge

  • Choose a favourite number activity from this week and replay it today.

Measurement activity 

  • Go back to e-ako M1:1 on the measurement pathway in e-ako maths.
  • With a family member, work through pages 14-23 which practice thinking about what you can measure.
  • Look around your house and find one thing that is small but heavy and one thing that is big but light.

OR

  • Go to the activity My Day and follow the instructions.