Problem solving and investigations - Practice Worksheets & Answers - Year 2

Year 2 Puzzles and Problems : Problem solving and investigations

Procedural fluency practice worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Includes answers.

Day 1
Use addition of pairs of 2-digit numbers in solving a calendar-based puzzle.

Day 2
Solve a puzzle involving number sequences, using logic, trial & improvement and reasoning.

Day 3
Work backwards/ use inverse operations to find start numbers in number chains and age-based word problems.

Day 4
Solve ‘mystery triangles’ and ‘magic squares’, by applying addition skills and using logic, trial & improvement and reasoning.

Day 5
Solve shape-based ‘find all possibilities’ problems.

These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 2 Puzzles and Problems block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a term’s worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

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