Year 2 Reasoning Test Practice 5

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 2 Reasoning Test Practice 5 activity checks pupils’ understanding of comparing numbers, comparing time, recognising even numbers, use inverse addition and subtraction to find a missing number and use compare data. After answering the question, pupils may need to select an appropriate explanation for their answer.

Pupils will order numbers from smallest to largest and explain which number is the greatest, select the shortest length of time and explain, determine which numbers are odd, add on or subtract to find a missing number and use a block diagram to find the difference between two given amounts.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – number and place value
(2N2b) Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs

Number – multiplication and division
(2C6) Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers

Number – addition and subtraction
(2C2b) Add and subtract numbers using concrete objects and pictorial representations, including:

a two-digit number and ones

a two-digit number and tens

two two-digit numbers

adding three one-digit numbers

(2C3) Recognise and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction and use this to check calculations and missing number problems

(2M4b) Compare and sequence intervals of time

(2S1) Interpret and construct simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables
(2S2a) Ask and answer simple questions by counting the number of objects in each category and sorting the categories by quantity
(2S2b) Ask and answer questions about totalling and comparing categorical data