Year 2 Four Operations with Lengths

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 2 Four Operations with Lengths activity comprises questions to draw on pupils understanding of the four operations and apply their understanding to length. Pupils will calculate the length of an object by multiplying, match measurements to objects by adding and subtracting and work out the difference between measurements of different objects.
This activity is linked to the Classroom Secrets Year 2 Maths.
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National Curriculum Objectives

(2C4) Solve problems with addition and subtraction using concrete objects and pictorial representations, including those involving numbers, quantities and measures applying their increasing knowledge of mental and written methods
(2C8) Solve problems involving multiplication and division, using materials, arrays, repeated addition, mental methods, and multiplication and division facts, including problems in contexts
(2M1) Compare and order lengths, mass, volume/capacity and record the results using >, < and =
(2M2) Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels