Dear Year 2,

This week’s Maths is as follows:

Follow the online videos and tasks on White Rose Maths which has fantastic videos explaining each concept as well as a pitched resource. Try to follow one of these videos each day.

10ticks.com will be updated every 2 days and is a brilliant resource to test pupil’s fluency and recall skills.

Each day I will set a mental Maths quiz and a variety of games and additional challenges.

 

Friday 3rd April
After you have watched today’s video on White Rose Maths  Lesson 5 – Step 10 – Equivalence of a half and 2 quarters. Our new word for the day is equivalence, this is a mathematical term that starts the same as equal and it means exactly that… EQUAL. So equivalence in fractions means two fractions that are the same. Watch the video link and try to work through the activities. Here are some extras to talk through! Good luck!


 

How did you get on with yesterday’s number square? Here are the answers to double check!

Here are two more number squares

 

Here’s today’s Mental Maths Challenge.

Thursday 2nd April

After you have watched today’s video on White Rose Maths lesson 4: Non unit fractions. A non-unit fraction is a fraction where the numerator (the number on the top half of the fraction) is greater than 1. For example, 3/4 is a non-unit fraction, because three is the numerator. Children will come across non-unit fractions when finding fractions of an amount or of a set of objects. So you might find fractions that look like this: 

 

Here are some challenges which you can discuss with your adults or older siblings.

Your daily mental maths quiz is here!

You could also try this:

Here is the answer to day’s puzzle. It took me a few tries but I showed perseverance and it felt great to solve it! How did you get on?

Wednesday 1st April

After you have watched today’s video on White Rose Maths lesson 3: Unit fractions. Here are some challenges which you can discuss with your adults or older siblings.

 

To solve this one, use some objects to help you – I used some twirly pasta to help make sure I had the right answer. You could use some pencils or pebbles! Double check with an adult!

Try this challenge, it took me 4 attempts to solve it! Good luck!

Daily Mental Maths Quiz

Here is the solutions to yesterday’s challenge. How did you do? Did you enjoy it?

Tuesday 31st March

A huge well done to all those who logged on to 10ticks yesterday! You’re all superstars! Remember to try and take one of the tests on there to see how your skills are developing.

Daily Mental Maths Quiz

After you have watched today’s video on White Rose Maths lesson 2: Find a third. Here are some challenges which you can discuss with your adults or older siblings.

Try this extra time challenge. You’ll need some paper and a pencil! See what you can do – send me any correct answers and I will share the answer tomorrow! Good luck!

 

Monday 30th March

Daily Mental Maths Quiz

Fractions interactive game

Download (PDF, 9.88MB)

Halving song

Try this exciting Karate Cats Maths game, remember to choose the fractions level!

Good luck year 2! 10ticks.com will be updated today!