
2Second Class Standards
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Measures

2.M.1.1
Length
• estimate, compare, measure and record length using nonstandard units
• select and use appropriate nonstandard measuring units/instruments
• estimate, measure and record length using metre and centimetre
• solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving length 

2.M.1.2
Area
• estimate and measure area using nonstandard units 

2.1175


2.M.1.3
Weight
• estimate, compare, measure and record weight using nonstandard units
• select and use appropriate nonstandard measuring units and instruments
• estimate, measure and record weight using kilogram, half kilogram and quarter kilogram and solve simple problems
• explore and discuss instances when objects or substances that weigh 1 kg vary greatly in size 

2.M.1.4
Capacity
• estimate, compare, measure and record the capacity of a wide variety of containers using nonstandard units
• select and use appropriate nonstandard measuring units and instruments
• estimate, measure and record capacity using litre, halflitre and quarterlitre bottles and solve simple problems 

2.1275

2.1285


2.M.1.5
Time
• use the vocabulary of time to sequence events
• read and record time using simple devices
• read time in hours, halfhours and quarterhours on 12hour analogue clock
• read time in hours and halfhours on digital clock
• read day, date and month using calendar and identify the season 

2.8615


2.M.1.6
Money (use up to introduction of the euro)
• recognise, exchange and use coins up to the value of £2
• write the value of a group of coins; record money amounts as pence and later as pounds 

2.M.1.7
Money  euro
• recognise, exchange and use coins up to the value of £2
• write the value of a group of coins; record money amounts as cents and later as euro 

2.M.1.1

Data

2.D.1.1
Representing and interpreting data
• sort and classify objects by two and three criteria
• represent, read and interpret simple tables and charts (pictograms)
• represent, read and interpret simple block graphs 

2.D.1.1

Shape and Space

2.SS.1.1
Spatial awareness
• explore, discuss, develop and use the vocabulary of spatial relations
• give and follow simple directions within classroom and school settings, including turning directions using half and quarter turns 

2.SS.1.2
2D shapes
• sort, describe, compare and name 2D shapes: square, rectangle, triangle, circle, semicircle, oval
• construct and draw 2D shapes
• combine and partition 2D shapes
• identify half and quarter of shapes
• identify and discuss the use of 2D shapes in the environment 

2.SS.1.3
3D shapes
• describe, compare and name 3D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere and cone
• discuss the use of 3D shapes in the environment
• solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2D and 3D shapes
• explore the relationship between 2D and 3D shapes. 

2.1025

2.1045

2.1055

2.1085

2.1095


2.SS.1.4
Symmetry
• identify line symmetry in shapes and in the environment 

2.SS.1.5
Angles
• explore and recognise angles in the environment 

2.SS.1.1

Algebra

2.OA.1.1
Extending and using patterns
• recognise patterns and predict subsequent numbers
• explore and use patterns in addition facts
• understand the use of a frame to show the presence of an unknown number 

2.120

2.215

2.2410

2.2520

2.3310

2.3410

2.3810

2.4110

2.5020

2.5120

2.5220

2.5420

2.6410

2.7620

2.7710


2.OA.1.1

Number

2.NS.1.1
Counting and numeration
• count the number of objects in a set
• read, write and order numerals 0199
• estimate the number of objects in a set 020. 

2.NS.1.2
Comparing and ordering
• compare equivalent and nonequivalent sets
• use the language of ordinal number 

2.NS.1.3
Place Value
• explore, identify and record place value 0199 

2.NS.1.4a
Operations
 Addition
• develop an understanding of addition by combining or partitioning sets
• explore, develop and apply the commutative, associative and zero properties of addition
• develop and recall mental strategies for addition facts within 20
• construct number sentences and number stories; solve problems involving addition within 99
• add numbers without and with renaming within 99
• explore and discuss repeated addition and group counting 

2.120

2.320

2.420

2.520

2.615


2.NS.1.4b
â€¢ Subtraction
 develop an understanding of subtraction as deducting, as complementing and as difference
 develop and recall mental strategies for subtraction 020
 construct number sentences involving subtraction of whole numbers; solve problems involving subtraction
 estimate differences within 99
 subtract numbers without and with renaming within 99
 use the symbols +, , =, <, >
 solve onestep and twostep problems involving addition and subtraction. 

2.NS.1.4b
• Subtraction
 develop an understanding of subtraction as deducting, as complementing and as difference
 develop and recall mental strategies for subtraction 020
 construct number sentences involving subtraction of whole numbers; solve problems involving subtraction
 estimate differences within 99
 subtract numbers without and with renaming within 99
 use the symbols +, , =, <, >
 solve onestep and twostep problems involving addition and subtraction. 

2.NS.1.5
Fractions
• establish and identify halves and quarters of sets to 20 

2.NS.1.1