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## What should be included in an outstanding lesson?

What makes an outstanding lesson?

- Inspired, engaged and motivated.
- Challenged.
- Making progress.
- Keen to contribute to the lesson, asking relevant questions and debating the topic with enthusiasm.
- Interacting productively with each other as well as the teacher.
- Able to explain what they are doing and why.

## What should I teach in year 2 maths?

The full list of things your child will learn at Year 2 includes:

- Place Value (up to 100)
- Addition and subtraction facts (up to 20)
- Multiplication and Division (including the 2, 3 and 5 times tables)
- Properties of shape – common 2D and 3D shapes.
- Simple Fractions.
- Measurement – Length and Height.
- Position and Direction.

## What does a good maths lesson look like?

A ‘good maths lesson’ will always necessarily be a part of a sequence of lessons or learning experiences which will ideally build mathematical understanding, improve fluency, build problem solving capacity and then develop mathematical reasoning skills.

## What skills does an outstanding teacher need?

Some qualities of a good teacher include skills in communication, listening, collaboration, adaptability, empathy and patience. Other characteristics of effective teaching include an engaging classroom presence, value in real-world learning, exchange of best practices and a lifelong love of learning.

## What should a Year 2 child know?

Children in Year 2 will also learn to add and subtract with two-digit and one-digit numbers. In fractions, they will find ⅓, ¼, ½, and ¾ of a shape or a quantity of objects. They will study measures, including weight, capacity, and length, and they will learn to tell the time to five minutes.

## What should I teach in Year 2?

Children in Year 2 will learn to add and subtract with two-digit and one-digit numbers. They will learn multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables. Children will need to find 1/3, 1/4 1/2 and 3/4 of a shape or a quantity of objects.

## How do you introduce a math lesson?

Here are six ways to teach for understanding in the mathematics classroom:

- Create an effective class opener.
- Introduce topics using multiple representations.
- Solve the problems many ways.
- Show the application.
- Have students communicate their reasoning.
- Finish class with a summary.

## At what age should a child be able to multiply?

Kids usually start learning multiplication in 2nd or 3rd grade. You may assume that your 4, 5 or 6 year old couldn’t possibly learn multiplication and division earlier than this. But you can give preschool or Kindergarten age kids a basic foundation in multiplication and division with short, simple regular lessons.