 • 2
Second Class Standards
Top Mathematicians
• Measures
• 2.M.1.1
Length
estimate, compare, measure and record length using non-standard units
select and use appropriate non-standard 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 non-standard units
• 2.M.1.3
Weight
estimate, compare, measure and record weight using non-standard units
select and use appropriate non-standard 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 non-standard units
select and use appropriate non-standard measuring units and instruments
estimate, measure and record capacity using litre, half-litre and quarter-litre bottles and solve simple problems
• 2.M.1.5
Time
use the vocabulary of time to sequence events
read and record time using simple devices
read time in hours, half-hours and quarter-hours on 12-hour analogue clock
read time in hours and half-hours on digital clock
read day, date and month using calendar and identify the season
• 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
• 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
• 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
2-D shapes
sort, describe, compare and name 2-D shapes: square, rectangle, triangle, circle, semicircle, oval
construct and draw 2-D shapes
combine and partition 2-D shapes
identify half and quarter of shapes
identify and discuss the use of 2-D shapes in the environment
• 2.SS.1.3
3-D shapes
describe, compare and name 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere and cone
discuss the use of 3-D shapes in the environment
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D and 3-D shapes
explore the relationship between 2-D and 3-D shapes.
• 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
• Algebra
• Number
• 2.NS.1.1
Counting and numeration
count the number of objects in a set
read, write and order numerals 0-199
estimate the number of objects in a set 0-20.
• 2.NS.1.2
Comparing and ordering
compare equivalent and non-equivalent sets
use the language of ordinal number
• 2.NS.1.3
Place Value
explore, identify and record place value 0-199
• 2.NS.1.4a
Operations
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.NS.1.4b
â€¢ Subtraction
- develop an understanding of subtraction as deducting, as complementing and as difference
- develop and recall mental strategies for subtraction 0-20
- 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 one-step and two-step 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 0-20
- 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 one-step and two-step problems involving addition and subtraction.
• 2.NS.1.5
Fractions
establish and identify halves and quarters of sets to 20