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Skills available for South Africa grade 2 maths curriculum

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2.1 Numbers, Operations and Relationships

2.2 Patterns, Functions and Algebra

2.3 Space and shape (Geometry)

2.4 Measurement

  • 2.4.1 Time

  • 2.4.2 Length

    • 2.4.2.a Informal measuring

      • 2.4.2.a.a Estimate, measure, compare, order and record length using nonstandard measures e.g. hand spans, paces, pencil lengths, counters

      • 2.4.2.a.b Describe the length of objects by counting and stating the length in informal units

    • 2.4.2.b Introducing formal measuring

      • 2.4.2.b.a Estimate, measure, compare order and record length using metres (either metre sticks or metre lengths of string) as the standard unit of length

  • 2.4.3 Mass

    • 2.4.3.a Informal measuring

      • 2.4.3.a.a Estimate, measure, compare, order and record mass using a balancing scale and non-standard measures e.g. blocks, bricks.

      • 2.4.3.a.b Describe the mass of objects by counting and stating the mass in informal units

      • 2.4.3.a.c Use language to talk about comparison e.g. light, heavy, lighter, heavier

    • 2.4.3.b Introducing formal measuring

      • 2.4.3.b.a Compare, order and record the mass of commercially packaged objects which have their mass stated only in kilograms e.g. 2 kilograms of rice and 1 kilogram of flour

      • 2.4.3.b.b Measure own mass in kilograms using a bathroom scale

  • 2.4.4 Capacity/ Volume

    • 2.4.4.a Informal measuring

      • 2.4.4.a.a Estimate, measure, compare, order and record the capacity of containers (i.e. the amount the container can hold if filled) by using non-standard measures e.g. spoons and cups

      • 2.4.4.a.b Describe the capacity of the container by counting and stating how many of the informal units it takes to fill the container e.g. the bottle has the capacity of four cups

    • 2.4.4.b Introducing formal measuring

      • 2.4.4.b.a Estimate, measure, compare, order and record the capacity of objects by measuring in litres

      • 2.4.4.b.b Compare, order and record the capacity of commercially packaged objects whose capacity is stated in litres e.g. 2 litres of milk, 1 litre of cool drink, 5 litres of paint

  • 2.4.5 Perimeter and Area

2.5 Data Handling

  • 2.5.1 Collect and sort objects

  • 2.5.2 Represent sorted collection of objects

  • 2.5.3 Discuss and report on sorted collection of objects

  • 2.5.4 Collect and organise data

    • 2.5.4.a Collect and organise data

      • 2.5.4.a.a Collect data about the class or school to answer questions posed by the teacher

  • 2.5.5 Represent data

  • 2.5.6 Analyse and Interpret data