• A Demonstration NumberSense Lesson

An overview of a complete NumberSense lesson for Grade 2.

Before reading further, and watching the videos in the next section, it may be useful to read through the NumberSense classroom management notes (Foundation Phase) found under the Resources/A NumberSense Classroom/Class Organisation tab

NumberSense Mathematics Grade 2 Lesson Overview
• Concept Development: Counting Routines

The following demonstration videos aim to showcase the mat routine activities for counting. These mat routine activities are used to prepare the children for the next page in the NumberSense Workbook which they will do independently to consolidate the mat work content. Please refer to the Counting, Manipulating Numbers and Problem Solving resources which give an overview and teacher activities for these mathematical concepts.

Counting 01 Small piles of counters
Counting 02 Estimating and counting in 1s
• Concept Development: Manipulating Number Routines

The following demonstration videos aim to showcase the mat routine activities for manipulating number. These mat routine activities are used to prepare the children for the next page in the NumberSense Workbook which they will do independently to consolidate the mat work content. Please refer to the Counting, Manipulating Numbers and Problem Solving resources which give an overview and teacher activities for these mathematical concepts.

Also refer to the Manipulating Number videos in the next section.

Manipulating Numbers 01 Single digit arithmetic
Manipulating Numbers 04 Bridging 10s 100s & 1000s
Manipulating Numbers 05 Multiplication facts
• Concept Development: Problem Solving Routines

The following demonstration videos aim to showcase the mat routine activities for problem solving. These mat routine activities are used to prepare the children for the next page in the NumberSense Workbook which they will do independently to consolidate the mat work content. Please refer to the Counting, Manipulating Numbers and Problem Solving resources which give an overview and teacher activities for these mathematical concepts.

Problem Solving 01 Sharing