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Year 2 Autumn Term Block 2: Addition and Subtraction

For the next five weeks addition and subtraction takes centre stage. Starting with numbers up to a total of 20, children will be expected to understand the relationship between addition and subtraction and identify related facts.

Mental skills are vital when adding a single digit to a 2-digit number and subtracting a single digit from a 2-digit number. This will continue when working with 2-digit numbers as children gain a range of strategies to work out answers.

Children will also be introduced to the column method of addition, leading to an exchange when there are more than ten ones. In a similar way subtraction using columns will be introduced where children use their knowledge that one ten is the same as ten ones.

A great deal of progress is expected here, especially in a relatively short time in the first term of the school year. Addition and subtraction are not considered as a block again during the year but it is essential to provide plenty of opportunities to use both in other areas, such as measurement and problem solving.

Maths mastery: on-screen addition activities for Year 2

Year 2 addition on-screen activities for iPad or PC. These on-screen activities really help children recall and use addition facts to 20. We begin with adding up to 20 with the help of bar models, number lines and part-whole models before moving on to mentally adding three numbers, working with money and adding whole tens. Don’t forget marked printouts are available at the end of every set showing all answers recorded.

Maths Mastery worksheets: addition of a 1-digit number to a 2-digit number.

Adding a 1-digit number to a 2-digit number.

Maths Mastery worksheets: adding two 2-digit numbers

Adding 2-digit numbers. Use bar models to aid understanding of addition.

Maths Mastery on-screen subtraction activities for iPad or PC

On-screen activities for Year 2 subtraction using iPad or PC. If you are looking for unlimited subtraction practice for children in Year 2 then you are at the right place. These bright and lively on-screen activities really help children recall and use subtraction facts to 20 and beyond. Familiar classroom aids such as bar models, number lines and base 10 blocks will give children the confidence to succeed. Printable marked answer sheets are always available.

Maths Mastery worksheets: subtract a 1-digit number from a 2-digit number. Subtract whole tens.

Subtracting 1-digit numbers from 2-digit numbers, including bar models. Subtracting multiples of 10 up to 100.

Maths mastery worksheets: subtracting 2-digit numbers

Subtracting 2-digit numbers, including the use of bar models. Introducing subtraction in columns.

Maths Mastery worksheets: further addition and subtraction

More on addition and subtraction and the relationship between them.

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