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Year 2 Emergency Lesson Plans for Numeracy

These emergency lesson plans for Year 2 numeracy are only to be used by supply teachers who are faced with no planning or easily accessible resources.

FS2 / KS1 Emergency Lesson Plans for supply teachersPractice counting to 100, starting at different points.
Students to write a number between 1-100 on the whiteboard and then they get into the
correct order. Discuss what numbers are missing; ask what number is 1/10 more than the number they have.
Reinforce number bonds through giving each student a whiteboard. You say a number and they (either individually or in pairs) write what number makes it 10.
Addition and subtraction. Give students four numbers and ask them to see how many
addition and subtraction sums they can make from those numbers. Then work out the
Circle counting – sit class in circle then start at 2/10, student next to you says what's
two/ten more and then keep going until someone gets stuck. Start again from the person
next to them.
Describe 2D and 3D objects to their partner for them to guess.
In pairs one person describes a 2D or 3D object for their partner to draw.
Write directions for someone to go from one part of the classroom to another.
Draw a map of the playground and write directions to get from one point to another.
Students to measure 5 different objects in the classroom and describe the differences
between the sizes.