Subtract 2 from numbers under 10

Subtract 2 from numbers under 10

Year 2
Two Less Than
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  • KS1.Y1 – KS1 Year 1
    • Year 1 programme of study
      • KS1.Y1.N.AS – Number - addition and subtraction

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y1.N.AS.1 – Read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (-) and equals (=) signs

  • Year 1
    • Number and Algebra
      • Number and place value

        • ACMNA015 – Represent and solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of strategies including counting on, partitioning and rearranging parts

  • 2 – Year 2
    • 2.NA – Number and algebra
      • 2.NA.1 – Apply counting-on, counting-back, skip-counting, and simple grouping strategies to combine or partition whole numbers

      • 2.NA.3 – Create and continue sequential patterns by identifying the unit of repeat

      • 2.NA.4 – Continue number patterns based on ones, twos, fives, and tens.

  • K – Kindergarten
    • K.OA – Operations & Algebraic Thinking
      • Mathematics

        • K.OA.1 – Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings (Drawings need not show details, but should show the mathematics in the problem. (This applies wherever drawings are mentioned in the Standards.)), sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • 1.OA – Operations & Algebraic Thinking
      • Mathematics

        • 1.OA.5 – Relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g., by counting on 2 to add 2).