Archives for "February, 2014"

Posted by Peter on 16th February 2014

Subtraction in columns

It is suggested in the new Maths Programme of Study that children in Year 2 should get used to recording addition nand subtraction in columns, both to support place value and to prepare for formal written methods with larger numbers in later years. Here we have a subtraction worksheet laid out in columns. There is […]

Posted by Peter on 12th February 2014

Learning the ten times table in Year 2

Children are introduced to multiplication tables in Year 2 (6/7 yrs old) and should be fluent with the two times, five times and ten times tables by the end of the year. The ten times table is obviously the easiest to learn off by heart, but it can also be used to illustrate place value. […]